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High Street Studios is a brand new venue for artists, centrally located on Jalan Tun H S Lee.

30 Jalan Tun H S Lee, 50100 Kuala Lumpur

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Daily 10:00 - 17:00

Getting here

Masjid Jamek LRT

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Cross the River

 

My father crossed the river at 17:45 on November 1, 2020.

The other side of the river is only an imaginary world that no one knows. I can only imagine the other side of the river. Where will my father go? In ancient Greek mythology, it is also called the "Styx River", and there is an idea that the modern and post-mortem worlds are separated by a river. Buddhism also says that the dead cross the river. I asked a monk what was in the posthumous world, but he only told me that it was boring. Finally, I was able to say goodbye to my father and see him off across the river.

 

Seeing his ashes, I felt that my father has offloaded a lot from his shoulders, and I felt bright in front of him.

 

Cross the RIver comprises a two-part presentation - monochrome images to begin until the end of the rituals and death, and colour that returns to everyday life.

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I Will Return To The Universe Someday

"When I was a child, I did not know where my body began or ended. Even my fingers and toes seemed so distant that I was marveled at being able to move them at will. But, then, if I was in a field or on a beach, I felt like I could reach across the whole expanse from end to end. I could not reconcile with being just a body. I often wondered why I occupied my body in the first place."  >>read more

 

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Project 3+1

‘Project 3+1’ is a photo book project exploring the trauma and kinship of a family through cracks and fabrication in the domestic space. This series of works consist of composite images and written monologue, revealing a personal story of domestic violence during the MCO (Movement Control Order). It pictures the negative side of the theme, “Belong”, revealing how kinship, originally a form of bonding can also be the source of oppression.