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About Kumari NahappanĀ 

Kumari Nahappan was born in 1953, Klang, Selangor, Malaysia. She now lives and works in Singapore.

Kumariā€™s work includes interdisciplinary genres, painting, sculpture, and installations. She has forged a reputation for effectively reconciling the language of ā€œinternational contemporary artā€ with her own vocabulary and developing a visual identity that is decisively shaped by her
cultural roots and beliefs.

She has earned numerous awards and exhibited in Singapore, and internationally with major exhibitions including, the ANIMA MUNDI International Art Festival in Venice, Tropen Museum, Amsterdam, Mori Museum, Tokyo, Museum der Kulteren, Basel Seoul Art Centre in Korea and
the Museum Rudana in Bali.
Kumari is recognized for her iconic sculptures in landmark locations throughout Singapore, most notably Saga for Changi Airport, Nutmeg at the ION on Orchard road, Pedas Pedas at the Singapore National Museum and Pembungaan for OUE Bayfront

Her sculptures have also graced public spaces internationally, including the G Tower, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and pineapple at the J.Y. Campos Centre, Manila, Zongshan Park, Shanghai.

Kumariā€™s works are in private collections.

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