The second story for ‘In The Land That Never Was Dry’, my illustrated journalism project about water in Malaysia, is now up on Poskod.my. It looks at groundwater use through the story of a village that is being threatened by encroaching development.
“Heritage does not only exist for museums or as picturesque tourist attractions. History is like deep water. It’s alive, under our feet. If we lose Kampung Hakka to commercial development, we lose the wells, real and imaged, that connect us to both.”
Read it here.