REFORMASI SIAPA?

Now that the euphoria of Pakatan Harapan’s historic win is gradually waning, Malaysians must find the strength to question the undemocratic, and ultimately unconstitutional, agreement for Dr. Mahathir to step down and for Anwar to take over as Prime Minister in an uncertain “year or two”. Prior to this, the decision of who is to …

Sustenance

Strive not to live with nature, but to be embrace our place within it. A recent assignment brought me to Kampung Pinggan Jaya, Kuching to look at the community ran gula apong industry. For Pak Mahli, work is a daily ritual of slipping into his yellow gum boots and strapping a can of burning mosquito …

Seeing red

Another routine visit to the weekend flea market in search of old photographic material. One of the sellers had a small plastic box filled with old photographs. Most of them were vacation snapshots, group photographs at schools, a series with a Chinese master demonstrating some sort of martial arts movement, photographs of a plywood company …

Into pieces

Every print at the point of creation is a precious object. Even if it is not for it's potential as a photograph that is to be treasured and admired, the paper alone is a tangible object that is the result of a lengthy process of creation in itself.  Working prints are a means towards an …

Same same but different

It's always exciting to get back into the darkroom, especially when returning from a trip with a few rolls of freshly exposed film. My recent acquisition of an automatic 35mm film camera has really freed me from fussing about focus or exposure while doing documentary work. Everything flows faster now, and I can afford to pay …