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awards / achievements

2022

Best Rock Song, 23rd Anugerah Industri Musik (AIM)

(lyrics for Sekumpulan Orang Gila’s song titled  “Tugu Ugut”)

2017

Young Guns 2016, HOM Art Trans, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2016

Best Album Cover, 22nd Anugerah Industri Musik (AIM) (for Sekumpulan Orang Gila’s “Bahtera”)
Top 3 Winners, Young Artist Award at Young Art Taipei 2016

2013

Finalist, Malaysian Emerging Artist Award (MEAA) 2013

2011

Finalist, Malaysian Emerging Artist Award (MEAA) 2011

residencies

2019

Rimbun Dahan Artist Residency(Jan-May 2019), Kuang, Selangor, Malaysia

2017

Khazanah Nasional Associate Artist Residency, Acme Studios, London, United Kingdom

2016 – 2017

Art Residency Program in Taiwan, Yeh Rong Jia Culture & Art Foundation, Hsinchu, Taiwan

2015

Artist-in-Residence, Sembilan Art Residency Program (Season 2, Jan – Apr), sembilan Studio, Seremban, Malaysia

in the media

2022

Seeding a deeper sense of national pride through art – The Star, August 29 2022
Over 50 Unique Artworks By 18 Talented Artists Are On Display In PJ – Eksentrika, July 15 2022
‘Simulacrum’ shows the artists’ representations of truth – The Malaysian Reserve, July 9 2022
Simulacrum Exhibition at ZHAN Art Space – Harper’s Bazaar Malaysia, July 6 2022
TitikMerah Collective: Continuous and determined efforts in supporting the local arts community In celebration of its 8th year running, the collective is showcasing various artworks specially curated from18 local artists at ZHAN Art | Space – Stylo.my, July 2 2022

2020

The Lone State Of Mind In Ajim Juxta’s Dystopians” – Lensa Seni, December 2020
Why Have Artists Started Independent Spaces and Galleries?” – Art & Market, May 21, 2020

2019

Koleksi anak muda di Galeri TitikMerah… ‘Kisah’ bukan sekadar lakaran seni, tapi penceritaan” – MStar, November 30 2019
TitikMerah features intimate Malaysian artwork with stories that matter” – The Star, November 15 2019
Creative Artistic Talents Of Malaysia – The Top 10” – The Top 10 of Malaysia, October 31 2019

2018

TUGU|UGUT @ PAM Centre” – Art KL-tique, November 26 2018
Ajim Juxta enjoys collaborative input spirit in his new exhibit ‘Tugu/Ugut” – The Star, November 24 2018
Tugu Ugut: Gambaran kelekaan manusia” – Utusan Malaysia, November 17 2018
The Art of the Anagram” – Front Row on The Bigger Picture, BFM 89.9, November 14 2018
arkologi: gelap @ Artemis Art” – Art KL-tique, April 26 2018
Stirring up the deep shades” – The Star, April 22 2018 (via The Press Reader)
The Art of Going Dark” – Front Row on The Bigger Picture, BFM 89.9, April 19 2018
Ajim Juxta Envisions A More Accessible Future For Art” – The Star, February 6 2018
Bigger The Picture” – The Star, February 4 2018 (print version, via The Press Reader)
Ten Artists in Homecoming” – Front Row on The Bigger Picture, BFM 89.9, January 30 2018

2017

KL Art Scene On The Rise” – The Business Times, December 30 2017 (as PDF copy)
Two art collectives are the focus of Penang exhibition” – The Star, March 8 2017
New gallery space reframes its mission with a casual approach to art” – The Star, January 30 2017
Young Guns exhibition series features 16 hotshots” – The Star, January 14 2017

2016

Fusing nature with art” – The Sun Daily, September 1 2016
Penang’s Mampu Art Market makes art affordable” – The Star, August 3 2016
Ajim Juxta’s Successful International Debut” – Malaysia Art Gallery Guide issue #22, p. 79
Art & the city: 5 exhibitions in KL to check out this June” – Lifestyle Asia (online), May 31 2016
Jaga waktu bantu Ajim Juxta disiplin diri” – Berita Harian (via Pressreader), July 12 2016
Winning Art in Taipei 2016” – BFM: The Business Radio Station, broadcast on May 20 2016
Malaysian artist Ajim Juxta bags award in Taiwan” – The Star, May 17 2016
Ulasan Seni Visual: Muka/Muka Solitud Dalam Mainan Ajim Juxta” – The Daily Seni, Feb 5 2016
A LURKING DARKNESS: Ajim Juxta’s Dystopian Mania” – Juice Online, January 18 2016

2015

The once-popular Wisma Central has a new lease on life – The Star, November 24 2015
Time Out KL (June 2015 issue) p. 72, coverage of Known x Unknown, Aku Café, Kuala Lumpur (reference link: juxtaArt-sequel.blogspot.com)

2014

Matikatak-Ajim Juxta: 2nd solo exhibition, Galeri Titikmerah, Art Row, Publika, Kuala Lumpur

Youthful display of artworks – New Straits Times, October 24 2014
New Murals for the Ageing Wisma Central – The Edge/edGY, September 11 2014
Art installation piece reflects the human condition – The Star, May 23 2014
Augustman – April 2014 issue (Mural artist feature)

2013

Self Made (episode 9), an 8TV feature – October 17 2013 (links: Part 1Part 2)
Shaping the future – The Star, March 10 2013

2012

With Dreams (Honda Malaysia magazine) June 2012 issue (p. 12 & 13)
Art can be good business – The Malay Mail, June 22 2012
New Sunday Times (Entertainment/Life section) – April 1 2012
Cutout Magazine – March 2012

2011

Juice Magazine (Art Issue) – September 2011

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