This is an expansion of the Weeds/Rumpai series from 2013, which I made in the time leading up to Malaysia’s 13th General Election. It consists of paintings of weeds from my garden, painted on political party flags collected around Port Dickson, where I live. The ratio of Barisan Nasional (the coalition that has ruled Malaysia… Read more →
Underneath a tree, I tie string to a bottle of honey and throw it so that it dangles from a branch. I give out spoons, asking the crowd to taste the free-flowing honey. I invite people to sit down and scream into a pillow with me. After that we eat more honey. Performed in different… Read more →
Article in The Heat, Aug 23 – 29, 2014 issue, about ‘My Samsung, My Best Fiend‘, a collaborative artwork with Maryann Tan for Samsung Masterpieces digital art project. The work was rejected by Samsung and the curator they hired.
My drawing of Vivian Lee was the cover of The B-Side, May – June 2014. Sadly, it was also their final issue. Included in the issue is a slightly different version of my essay ‘A Portrait of Vivian Lee’, which you can read here. This version, ‘An Encounter’ was written after my first meeting with… Read more →
Vivian Lee is a young woman who, along with her partner Alvin Tan, was one half of the now defunct couple known as Alvivi. They became famous for blogging about their sex lives in 2012, and are currently facing criminal charges for posting a photo of themselves eating pork soup and wishing Muslims ‘happy breaking… Read more →