Rakan Mantin

Artist, Artist-Facilitator, Cultural worker, Community Representative/Liaison, Project Manager/Coordinator/Administrator

Languages spoken: 

English, Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese dialects 

 

Based in Community:

No

 

Target Age Groups: 

Youth aged 18 above and young adults

Older generation/retirees

General

 

Ethnic Groups: 

Predominantly Hakka Chinese community.

 

Mission/Personal statement:

Rakan Mantin is a group set up for the preservation of the traditional Hakka village of Mantin.

 

“(We are about ) art and community activism, to foster collaboration between the two sides and to do so in public and through various media to safeguard and promote historical and cultural landscape and community from needless destruction.”

 

Community-based work interests: 

Address issues in the community

Transforms spaces

Cultural documentation

 

Types of community where work is conducted: 

Urban village 

Kampung

 

Types of activity: 

Organising events: Street fair, Festival, Showcase/performance/exhibition, walks, talks

 

Public art and design:  Outdoor sculpture/installation, Street furniture

 

Community interventions: Cleaning up and redesigning public spaces, Creative activities for, improved livelihood, Creation of shared spaces for creative/culture activity 

 

Classes: Visual art

 

Workshops: Visual art, Film/photography, Writing/poetry, Research skills 

 

Research & Documentation: To research and document the historical and cultural landscape and community

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor

+6016-268 0258

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Contact Details: 

PROJECTS                                 DATE                                               SHORT DESCRIPTION

Rakan KL (Victor Chin)

Sept 2012

Merdeka Festival in Kuala Lumpur

Rakan KL (Victor Chin)

2012-2013

6 Merdeka walks in Kuala Lumpur

Rakan KL & 21 NGO (Victor Chin)

2013

United front to oppose Menera 118

Rakan Mantin

2013

Coming Home festival in Mantin

Rakan Mantin

2014

Art & Community Activism in Mantin

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Resources & Additional Links

Printed collaterals at the Rakan Mantin Interpretive Centre

Kampung Hakka Mantin

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