5 customised jackets tracing and documenting the development of my political thinking from 2011 to 2017. The jackets were bought from the numerous kedai bundle (second hand clothing shops) around Port Dickson. Shown as part ‘Between States’, a group exhibition about territory in South East Asia, 21 September – 7 October 2017 at OUR ArtProjects. Read more →
For this exhibition, I collaborated with Syahida Nawar Ibrahim and Syahnan Anuar of Bogus Merchandise, an independent screen-printing outfit from Kuala Lumpur. We worked together to print 25 repeating patterns on used fabrics. The patterns are based on short stories about plants from Creatures of Near Kingdoms by Zedeck Siew. Read more →
July 23 – August 14 2016 Run Amok Gallery, Penang A pair of elephants, departing. An eagle in a tree, yearning to be free. Terrapins with soup-bowl shells, eyeless fish owls, Malaysia as a pair of giant mudskippers. “Local Fauna (in progress!)” was an exhibition of animal-themed linocut prints by Sharon Chin, produced to accompany… Read more →
This is a nice, wide-ranging interview with Dhiyanah Hassan, art editor of Burning House Press online magazine, and fellow artist-writer. Some excerpts below, and you can read the whole thing here. It was published on 4 July 2016.