Can’t wait for the new season of HBO’s epic series, GAME OF THRONES to premiere in Asia? Then go whet your appetite for the fantasy series by visiting the ‘HBO & Astro Presents GAME OF THRONES A Pencil Microsculpture Exhibition by Salavat Fidai’ taking place from 30th June to 9th July at Sunway Pyramid!
HBO Asia has commissioned Russian artist and sculptor, Salavat Fidai, to produce 16 GAME OF THRONES themed sculptures into the tips of fragile graphite pencils. The 16 pencils on display will include the microsculpture carvings of the Iron Throne, sigils from House Stark, House Targaryen, House Greyjoy, House Baratheon and House Lannister, as well as the Hand Of The King pin, Cersei’s new crown, Drogon the dragon, the Three Eyed Raven, the Night’s King, a White Walker, the Titan of Braavos, the Weirwood tree, and two swords – Brienne of Tarth’s Oathkeeper and Jon Snow’s Long Claw.
Salavat Fidai is world-renowned as one of the leading experts in the field of miniature sculpture, creating intricate and detailed art on the tips of pencils with diameters between 2mm to 5mm. The father of three children was born and raised in a small village at the foot of the Ural Mountains in Russia and began this unique form of sculpting in 2014. As well as carving miniature sculptures, he also creates miniature paintings on seeds and matchboxes.
Details of Exhibition
Name of the event: HBO & Astro Presents GAME OF THRONES A Pencil Microsculpture
Exhibition by Salavat Fidai
Venue: Sunway Pyramid, LG2 Blue Concourse
No. 3 Jalan PJS11/15, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Date: 30 June till 9 July
Time: 10.00am to 10.00pm
Ticket Price: Free
Based on George R.R. Martin’s bestselling book series “A Song of Ice and Fire”, HBO’s hit Emmy® and Golden Globe award winning fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power in a vast and violent kingdom.
The seventh season of the HBO original series GAME OF THRONES premieres the same time as the U.S. on Monday, July 17 at 9am exclusively on HBO (Astro Ch 411/431) with a same day primetime encore at 9pm. The series will also be available on On Demand and Astro Go.