Objects, Installations & Videos > 2017

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

Solo Exhibitions & Projects > 2017

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

Performances > 2017

Street performance during May Day worker’s march in Kuala Lumpur on 1 May 2017. Read more

Agitprop > 2016

Fabric ‘NON-VIOLENCE IS STRENGTH’ banner and placards depicting the hand of peace made for Bersih 5 protest for free and fair elections, held on 19 Nov 2016 in Kuala Lumpur. Read more

Performances > 2016

Street performance at Puncak Purnama protest gathering on 16 Aug 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, in collaboration with Intan Rafiza and Aisyah Baharuddin. Read more

Solo Exhibitions & Projects > 2016

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

Press > 2016

Article in The Star, 7 Aug 2016, about Local Fauna (In Progress!) at Run Amok Gallery, an exhibition of linocut prints based on Zedeck Siew’s short stories about fantastic flora and fauna. Read more

Press > 2016

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.