These are snapshots of individuals and moments over the span of two days at the rallies for clean and fair elections in Malaysia. While mainstream media photography and videos focused on the crowds and numbers, these drawings highlight the people present on the streets, from traffic police to activists, to foreign media photographers and representatives from indigenous groups.  They demonstrate how the act of drawing can be a silent counterpoint to selfies, videos, news reports, and blog articles; the sketches draw attention to small but significantly human moments which make Bersih what is it.


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Bunga Bantahan / Protest Flowers

Say it loud and proud with these posters, available for public use.

A Light in the Darkness

Created for Light Grey Art Lab's COLOR ANTHROPOLOGY show.


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