Nawwar Shukriah Ali, better known as Bono Stellar, is an art director and designer-turn-multidisciplinary artist based in the city of Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia.The Kuala Terengganu - born artist makes art out of iridescent films and plexiglass but her true materials are light and space. In her body of work spanning drawings, visual merchandising, interior design, product design, installations, and photography, Bono merges references to art history and architecture. her experience, and personal reflections on her past, present and future.
Working primarily with iridescent films, mirrors and plexiglass,her goal is to create work which appeals to the imagination and the senses, abandoning fidelity to the visible world in favour of exploring abstractions in truth and transparencies.
Bono's multi-disciplinary Stellar Studio has worked with a wide range of clients including BMW and L'Officiel, Better Cities, VANS, Mini Cooper, Shiseido, Google Malaysia and Zalora.
Bono is the founder of Stellar Design and Stellar Studio. She also founded MAKE IT HAPPEN! two years ago, in hopes that it can be a platform to educate her fellow creatives, peers, and masses on the importance of the creative process, and making it happen. She holds a Degree in Architecture and Masters in Art and Design : Industrial Design, and has lectured at a local university on the subject of design and history of architecture.
2013 — E&PDE CONFERENCE, DUBLIN, IRELAND
2013 — MASTERS IN ART AND DESIGN: INDUSTRIAL DESIGN AT UITM, MALAYSIA
2015 — KERTAS GROUP SHOW AT TITIK MERAH GALLERY, ART ROW, PUBLIKA, KL
2015 — BLINK BLINK GROUP EXHIBITION, KITSCH AND ART GALLERY, ART ROW PUBLIKA, KL
2016 — RELATIONSHIFT GROUP EXHIBITION, HIN BUS DEPOT, PENANG
2016 — GROUP EXHIBITION, URBANSCAPES, 2 HANG KASTURI KL
2017 — MAKE IT HAPPEN EXHIBITION (CURATOR) UNDER COLLECTIVE INDIVIDUALS AT URBANSCAPES, KL
2017 — MAKE IT HAPPEN INSTALLATION (CURATOR) AT RIUH, APW, KL
2017 — MAKE IT HAPPEN EXHIBITION (CURATOR) AT IP KREATIF, MEDINI MALL, JOHOR
2017 — BEING HUMAN INSTALLATION AT IP KREATIF, MEDINI MALL, JOHOR
2017 — MAKE IT HAPPEN INSTALLATION AT IP KREATIF, MEDINI MALL, JOHOR
2017 — WHATEVER COMES GROUP EXHIBITION IN CAMBODIA
2017 — GROUP EXHIBITION AT PAM BUILDING, BANGSAR, KL
2018 — COOLER LUMPUR CONFERENCE (SPEAKER) AT WHITE BOX PUBLIKA, KL
2018 — MAKE IT HAPPEN MUSIC EDITION (CURATOR) AT CYBERJAYA MUSIC FESTIVAL, KL
2018 — MAKE IT HAPPEN CONFERENCE (CURATOR, SPEAKER) AT URBANSCAPES,KL