Writing > 2008

Review of “MATAHATI: FOR YOUR PLEASURE” exhibition. Published in Off The Edge, Nov 2008.

Matahati was formed in 1989 between a group of friends who met during their art school days at UiTM. Out of the original seven, it now consists of five… Read more

Writing > 2008

Essay published in the catalogue of Liew Kwai Fei’s solo exhibition “The Rhythm of Doing”.

Each day of our lives, we perform hundreds of little tasks – we take a shower, go to work, arrange meetings, negotiate contracts, harvest food, mop floors… Read more

Writing > 2008

Essay published in the catalogue of my collaborative exhibition with Lydia Chai, “ChinChai”.

How is distance, the chasm that delineates and separates, measured in art? What are the quantifiable forms that we can employ to visually express the span of… Read more

Writing > 2008

Essay about New Zealand artist Sriwhana Spong’s exhibition “Beetlejuice”. Published in Column 2: 2008 Biennale of Sydney Critical Response.

To pinpoint one’s place in the world today is not easy. One reason for this is that we can no longer be sure where anything comes from…
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Writing > 2008

Essay about Australian artist Tony Twigg’s work. Published in “Tony Twigg: Encountering The Object”, a book edited by Gina Fairley and published by SLOT.

I first encountered Tony Twigg’s work in Aesthetics of Addiction (2006). The exhibition was the culmination of a yearlong… Read more