On View: Marcos Kueh at Museum Voorlinden
Marcos Kueh is now featured in a group exhibition at Museum Voorlinden in Wassenaar, where he shows his work Kayo Ara. With the exhibition This far and further the museum takes a pause in its new collection to show how artists explore other paths. Thanks to the powers of their artistic imagination, you yourself start longing for a new vista and want to contribute to change. This exhibition will be on view until 24 September, 2023.
This far and further
17 December, 2022 – 24 September, 2023
Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar
Kayo Ara, 2022
Industrial Jacquard Weaving, mixed, 10 colours
800 x 170 cm
ABOUT Marcos Kueh
Born 1995 in Malaysia.
Lives and works in The Netherlands
Marcos Kueh is a textile artist from the Island of Borneo, with a professional background in Graphic Design and Advertising. His love affair with textiles started two years ago in his Academy’s textile workshop, while trying to find a sense familiarity to grasp onto while studying in the Netherlands. The ancestors of his land encapsulated their dreams, myths and hopes in their textiles. Many of Kueh’s textile works are explorations and speculations of the traditional meaning of the craft in the contemporary context. His practice has motivated him to work and learn about both the traditional weaving techniques back in Borneo and the ‘modern’ industrial weaving mills here in the Netherlands.
Marcos Kueh graduated from The Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in The Hague in 2022. He participated in the Best of Graduates 2022 exhibition at Galerie Ron Mandos, during which Joop van Caldenborgh, founder of Museum Voorlinden, awarded him the Young Blood Award of 2022. In October of 2022, Kueh started the Ron Mandos Young Blood Foundation Residency at the BRUTUS Lab in Rotterdam. His studio will be opened to visitors during Art Rotterdam 2023, running from February 8th to 12th. Currently, his work is also on view at Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, NL, and Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL. Previously, Marcos Kueh had exhibitions at Osaka International Art Fair, Osaka, JP; Architectural Biennal Rotterdam, NL; Kazerne, Eindhoven, NL, and The Backroom, Kuala Lumpur, MY.