Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Findars @ Panggong

Hand-brewed coffee & hand-painted craftsmanship collide at Findars, a Chinatown space that's both a cafe & an art gallery.

Findars relocated this year from its former home in Wangsa Maju to this fourth-floor shop-lot on Panggong Road; a coffee bar tended by a sole barista was only partly operational when we visited on a serene Sunday afternoon in January, but it should be fully up & running now.

Meticulously prepared single-origin coffee, paired with raisin cereal cookies ...

... or almond dark chocolate cookies. Other food was not available at that point.

Hide your children! January's exhibition at Findars looked violently bloody; let's hope peace has since prevailed. 

Findars is also a venue for Monday movie nights, Friday music performances & more. See www.facebook.com/FINDARS.

Findars shares its building with another art gallery downstairs, Lostgens' ...


... as well as Aku Cafe & Gallery on the first floor of this building, which will host an intriguing exhibition of experimental artwork titled "Off Gravity: Into Contemplation" by Penang contemporary artist TC Liew on April 25-June 29.
Entry on Aku Cafe & Gallery: July 22, 2013.

Findars @ Jalan Panggong

Findars @ Jalan Panggong

Findars
4th Floor, No. 8, Jalan Panggong, Kuala Lumpur
Mon-Fri, 6pm-midnight; Sat-Sun, 2pm-midnight



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24 comments:

  1. Coffee looks good. That's the artist? Cute looking fella. LOL!!!

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    1. Suituapui: yeah, the coffee was carefully prepared :) ooo, the artist is another guy who'll be presenting his exhibition later this month separately at another gallery in this building called Aku Gallery :)

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  2. Wow, the painting so violent! :P
    Finally, today I have time to visit one new cafe! Hehehehe.

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    1. CK: heheh, it'll be interesting to talk to the artist about these paintings :) yay, hopefully you'll be able to visit a few more this weekend :D

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  3. The chairs don't look very comfortable, and I must agree with CK Lim, the art looks quite violent!

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    1. Linda: heheh, the chairs were too not too bad actually, definitely not for lounging but still not really uncomfortable :) the art could be disturbing, somewhat :)

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  4. The painting.... resembles something? :p

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    1. Ken: heheh, i'll just say i'm not sure i know what you mean :)

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  5. I think that Stephen King would feel right at home here, actually. LOL! :)

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    1. Linda: haha, that's a good way of describing this place! :)

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  6. The space is actually pretty cool but dont think I like the gruesome artwork either.

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    1. Baby Sumo: yeah, it's more of provocative art, i guess, heh :) but ya, it'll be interesting to see what other exhibitions pop up here from time to time :D

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  7. Oh dear, I think I'd better enjoy my coffee and food before looking at those artworks with blood spurting around.

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    1. The Yum List: that sounds very, very wise indeed! :D

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  8. I like the tables and chairs! Ppl these days are getting so creative :-)

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    1. Melissa: ya, the creativity here is a nice touch :D

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  9. i tot it's a good news, since the cafe is near to my office. but then after seeing the painting.....i am pening. >___<

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    1. 女飞侠: heheh, these were the paintings in january. i think the exhibition has changed by now, so maybe the current paintings will be something you'll prefer. good to hear this cafe is in a convenient location for you :D

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    1. Rebecca: heheh, art can be challenging :)

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  11. Haha, the pictures are 18SX, definitely not suitable to bring Sam there :P

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    1. Choi Yen: heheh, ya, the exhibit's more for mature audiences :)

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  12. Guess those violent painting doesn't sell, that's why selling coffee with sweet cute little cookies now? I hope my mouth won't come out after drinking the coffee or shit my pennis out. haha this is so wrong.

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  13. I've gotta hide myself too, those looks pretty disturbing to me too!!~ :-S
    (Still, good works of art, just tad a bit too scary for me :-P )

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