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Victor Chin’s watercolours 1

September 7th, 2017

The collection of my 64 watercolours of Malaysian and Singapore shophouse facades, done 25 years ago, had an outing at the Red Studio gallery in Petaling Jaya, 14 to 29 June, 2017. It was the first time in 25 years the whole collection was exhibited in Kuala Lumpur. There was much interest to those who knew my artworks before and also a chance for many new one to know the architectural heritage of our cities.

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Merdeka and Mantin

September 7th, 2017

Mantin village was there before Malaysia’s Independance in 1957. It is an early Chinese settlement, over a 100 yers old, thriving at one time but not almost forgotten, in the state of Negeri Sembilan. There are still a few traditional families there fighting to continue to keep their homes from forced eviction. Their families hard work to help build the country is all but neglected and unjust. To read more

Rakan Mantin and villagers in front of grandma Kong’s house one of the oldest families there.

Victor’s visuals

June 16th, 2017

Victor Chin’s visuals …read more here

Visuals against darkness

June 13th, 2017

exhibition poster

The collection of 64 watercolours was done twenty years ago and they will be on exhibition again this week in Petaling Jaya…these visuals will lighten up the darkness of their threatening disappearance from many older Malaysian streets… read more here

Memory as resistance

March 22nd, 2016

This is a film by Chan Seong Foong and myself made in 2015 as part of the Freedom Film Festival in Kuala Lumpur. It is now online. Please share.