PETALING JAYA, March 21 — Arts and activism festival Art for Grabs celebrates its 10th anniversary by focusing on the role we can play in saving the planet.
The two-day event titled “Art for Grabs: Fifty Shades of Green” will be held at The School in Jaya One in Petaling Jaya on March 25 and 26.
It will feature a variety of booths and events highlighting homegrown social causes.
In a statement, Art for Grabs founder Pang Khee Teik said the festival hopes to popularise environmental issues through creative public participation.
Among the highlights are a series of forums such as “A Batik Revolution: Save Our Dyeing Rivers” and “Whose Forest Is It Anyway? The Orang Asli Dilemma”; a panel moderated by the Chevening Talk Series on “Saving The Planet: Whose responsibility is it?”; as well as a wayang kulit performance by the Fusion Wayang Kulit team.
The event will also highlight campaigns powered by citizens such as “Sampah Menyampah: Minah’s and Ah Chung’s Solutions to Plastic Bag Pollution” and the #TakNakStraw Campaign.
* “Art for Grabs: Fifty Shades of Green” will be held on March 25 and 26 at The School, Ground Floor, Jaya One, from 12pm to 8pm. For details, visit facebook.com/artforgrabs