Published on April 4th, 2016 | by Subhash Nair


Painthead Asia Art Show To be Featured at this Year’s Art of Speed Exhibition

Art of Speed, Malaysia’s very own homegrown Ol-Skool & Kustom Kulture event will be taking things up another notch this year with the introduction of PAINTHEAD ASIA – a regional group art show which will see renowned artistes from around the region share a single platform to showcase their works of art.


The exhibition, which will be the first of its kind in Asia, will also foster further collaborations among local and also international artistes, such as Bacon Decoration “Jun” from Japan, Arkiv Vilmansa & Fahmi Freeflow from Indonesia, Mr. Pinman & Twocs Itthipong from Thailand, Mark SBTG & Feroze McLeod from Singapore and lastly representing from Malaysia are Adrian Nunis “Affa Project” & Ezudean Ishak “Rolling Ink”.


Sponsored by Japanese helmet brand Beetle Helmet, every helmet that is designed by the aforementioned artistes will be on sale via ‘Silent Auction’ and according to organisers, 100% of the proceeds will be channelled to the artiste.


That said, this is the best time for you to come and have a closer look at the international artistes, and also to support our local talents who will be strutting their stuff at PAINTHEAD ASIA.

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Besides PAINTHEAD ASIA, other attractions at this year’s Art of Speed will include a special appearance by Jason Webber from ATR Choppers USA, Jeff Leighton from The Wretched Hive USA, Steve Caballero from USA, Shige Suganuma & Wildman from MOONEYES Japan, Dino Dalle Carbonare from Japan, Hi-Technix Japan Lowrider Hopping Show from Japan, Koji Hamada from Hammer Sycle Japan, Kaichiroh Kurosu from Cherry’s Company Japan, The Nash from Burnout Magazine Japan,  and art collective pinstripe group from Japan; Makoto, Mr. G, Jetwrench and Boo.


Art of Speed 2016 will also feature a Show and Shine competition in an air-conditioned 150,000 square feet hall with customs & classics in Hall A while Street Tuner Village occupying Hall C, MotoJamm, stunt & trial shows featuring local riders, an art gallery themed Moto Circus with local and international artists, Kustom & Coffee Talk, Car & Motorcycle “Mascot” Run, as well as children and family activities such as Giant Bubble, Star Wars costumed charity photo opportunities, a Soapbox Show & Go!, marketplace and a youth arena featuring an indoor skatepark.

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The winner of Best of Show motorcycle and automobile categories will win package trips to the MOONEYES Yokohama Hotrod and Custom Show this coming December as Guest Of Honour. The fifth installment of Art of Speed will be happening at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park, Serdang (MAEPS) this coming 28 and 29 May 2016.


More information about this event can be browsed at

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