Category Archives: art

One Future – by Tan Chui Mui

Loved this film. It’s part of Pete Teo’s 15Malaysia short film project. If you haven’t watched any of the films, please go do so immediately. Malaysia’s got talent, and a bunch of filmmakers with a potent commentary on society and … Continue reading

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Feminist reaction @ Project OMG

After the previous post, I rushed off to Section 17 to attend Project OMG‘s last gig of the year, but not without a rather worried Mum warning me to be careful in light of the clashes between Hindraf and the … Continue reading

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KL / Sepuluh Tahun Sebelum Merdeka

I don’t like KL. It’s filthy, chaotic, and littered with shady characters acting as if they own the place. After sundown, it gets worse. The high-pitched sounds of traffic are replaced by dark desires that rumble in low decibels. The … Continue reading

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Of Language and Sex

I’ve been conducting some Top Secret Research in KL for the past two days. This week’s schedule ends tomorrow, but the whole of next week is all about shaking hands and disinfecting them with unadulterated brainpower alone, while doing my … Continue reading

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Art & Beer

Riding the day train in Melbourne reveals a segment of restless people even more reckless with the spray can. Looking out the window, graffiti covers almost every piece of concrete that borders the train tracks from suburbia into the city. … Continue reading

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