It was cold, there was death in the air and concentrated scent of fresh paint covering the stench of blood. Under the bridge, it was hidden from the world above where Malaysia has entered a new era when technology is realised in its full potential and there is a darkness that lingers which was naked but also somewhat invisible to the common people. This is the vibe that is exerted at The White Mask Exhibition at White Box, Publika where many artists have lent their talent with works that colour, shape and illustrate the story that the showcase was based upon which is The White Mask by Zedeck Siew included in Fixi Novo’s Cyberpunk: Malaysia anthology . I spoke with Sharmin [...]
ART is an outcome of culture. Every aspect of it, influenced by some conformity (or rebellion) towards an idea of race, creed, gender or the general community one lives in- and in a diverse country such as ours, celebrating every facet of that is important. This Chinese New Year, we would like to talk about a few local Chinese artistes whom we think deserve more recognition.
Several creative endeavours and a full-time government job later, Zara Kahan finally arrives on Astro First with her directorial debut, Hey Orang Kita. Here, the young director recalls the very steps that led her to a career in film.
AFTER all the praises and pats on the back have been exchanged between winners of this year’s edition of BMW Shorties, we managed to pull 24-year old champion Gan Yu Long aside for a quick chat.