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Azrul Kevin Abdullah is a photographer based out in Kuala Lumpur and has been involved with a multitude of related industries including agency design/copy and was a member of the Malaysian Press before returning to his passion in photography. He has served clients ranging from architects to publishers, with clients in Malaysia, Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Australia and the USA.
Azrul has served as a speaker on digital photography for Apple Malaysia and has held various exhibitions in his favourite medium; traditional black and white. His work has appeared in various publications including Off The Edge, The Sun, Architecture Malaysia, Design and Architecture Asia, PlanB, Cubes and Harper's Bazaar. He has served as a judge for numerous photography competitions, a consultant to the Australian High Commission (Kuala Lumpur) for their 25th Anniversary of the chancery building and most recently a speaker at the UNHCR's Regional Communications Conference held in Kuala Lumpur.
2nd Oct 2004 - Exhibition - 'Running from Urbanism' - The Alliance Francaise Kuala Lumpur. (Joint exhibition with Bernice Chauly)
18th Oct 2004 - Exhibition - '4Buildings' - The Photographers Gallery @ Picture This&That. (Solo exhibition)
July 2005 - Exhibition - 'Voids & Spaces' - The Townhouse Gallery. (Solo exhibition) Kuala Lumpur International Photo Biennale.
Dec 2005 - Exhibition- Mind, Body & Soul - Wei-Ling Gallery. (Joint exhibition with Bayu Utomo Radjikin, Chan Kok Hooi, Chong Siew Ying, Hamir Soib, Jailani Abu Hassan, Kow Leong Kiang, Lee Swee Keong and Shia Yih Yiing)
Jan 2007 - Exhibition - NewYork-KualaLumpur (NYKL) - Central Market (Joint exhibition).
Nov 2007 - Traveling exhibition- Pass The Picture, in conjunction with the Goethe Institute.
Jan 2008 - Malaysia After 50 @ Central Market - Co-curator.
March 2008 - Pass the Picture Out of Berlin- organised by the Goethe Institute KL @ Central Market - Joint Exhibition
July 2008 - Mapping Invisible Cities - at Gooethehaus Jakarta - Joint Exhibition
Harper's Bazaar, Haven, Off TheEdge, Cubes, Vox, Cleo, NewMan, TECH, Upstreet Mode (FRANCE), Architecture Malaysia, Asia Pacific IT and Concepts by Hochtief (Germany), InDesign (Australia).
'Concrete, Metal, Glass: Hijjas Kasturi Associates (Selected Works 1977-2007) by Dr. Paul McGillick. (Archipelago Press: Publishers)
'Kuala Lumpur: Corporate Capital, Cultural Cornupcopia' by Dr. Chandran Jeshurun (Arus Intelek: Publishers)