Pengenalan: Bahaya Book Club

As an avid reader, I yearn to share quotes or ideas that come across at 3am with my closest and dearest. So, when I found out that Liyana Dizzy started a book club which expresses that very idea on Snapchat, I was immediately on it. The concept is easy – she shares her thoughts and notes of a more challenging read on Snapchat. Followers and readers alike … Continue reading Pengenalan: Bahaya Book Club

Getting Personal With: Lau Mun Yee

I stumbled upon Mun Yee’s blog through one of KUL’s very own contributor, Yeu-Gynn. With time on my side, I decided to scroll through her blog and see for myself what it was all about it. Instantaneously, I was drawn to her style of writing and the content itself was mesmerizing. Reminiscent of Lang Leav, who is coincidentally one of her literary idols,  she writes … Continue reading Getting Personal With: Lau Mun Yee

Getting Personal With: Kangblabla

Penang has certainly established itself as one of Malaysia’s art hub. The state is booming with street art and has a steady stream of exhibits held at Hin Bus Depot. This month, we talked to Julius Manickam aka kangblabla on Instagram, an artist residing in Penang. He just wrapped up a group exhibit at the aforementioned venue. Read on for his thoughts on the difference … Continue reading Getting Personal With: Kangblabla

Getting Personal With: Engku Iman

Contemporary art has always been able to make me feel something — particularly the works of Ai WeiWei, Basquiat, and Keith Haring. Their art is reflective of our 21st-century society; it highlights issues that we hold close to our hearts such as inequality and rebelling against social norms, which is why Engku Iman’s pieces hit me hard. Here is an artist that’s able to depict feelings I couldn’t articulate onto various mediums. Seeing … Continue reading Getting Personal With: Engku Iman

Getting Personal With: Shufitri Shukardi

I stumbled upon this photo on Shufitri’s Instagram account and DM-ed my best friend instantly because I knew immediately that his work was amazing. I mean, why should I hide such a talented person from the world? That’s rude, guys. Come on. Shufitri did a series of photos on his Tumblr called Interstice and it is thus far my favourite artwork by him. Read on as we delve deeper … Continue reading Getting Personal With: Shufitri Shukardi

Getting Personal With: Sherwan Rozan

I’m an occasional Internet slave, but being one has its perks. Stumbling upon Sherwan Rozan through a chain of suggestions on Instagram is one of them. I met with him at Battery Acid Club’s “From Pen to Paper 2.0” stationery market where he was selling some of his prints to talk about architecture, art trends in Asia, and more. Sherwan Rozan. 26 years of age. Freelance … Continue reading Getting Personal With: Sherwan Rozan

Getting Personal With: Izzudin Arudin

You may have seen Izzudin Arudin’s Mother’s Day illustration on social media. Yes, the one you retweeted. There is a satirical commentary in each of his work that is reminiscent of Banksy. One that you don’t often see in Malaysian artworks. Read on to find out more about the inner working of this young creative’s mind: Introduce yourself! I’m Izzuddin Arudin, 24 years old, and I … Continue reading Getting Personal With: Izzudin Arudin