Anurendra Jegadeva

(b. Johor, 1965)

Regarded as one of the Malaysian leading contemporary artists, Anurendra Jegadeva creates provocative and socio-political-themed paintings that explore historical and current context in response to his personal autobiographical experience. He is known as a narrative artist who weaves stories based on his observations residing in Malaysia and Australia. His academic qualifications include a Master of Fine Arts from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia (2002), Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from London University, London, the U.K (1993) and Foundation in Art and Design from Oxford Polytechnic, Oxford, the U.K (1986). He was one of four Malaysian artists under Wei-Ling Gallery to represent Malaysia at the country’s first ever National Pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia in Venice, Italy in 2019.

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