The camera's flash goes off somewhere in the corner of my eye. Temporarily I am blinded. When I come to, four girls were sitting before me, black and brown-haired, smiling. I think we were all nervous. The PwincesssDiaries girls smiled back anyway.
“OMG, I’m nervous!” screams out of a Bose headphone set, retells Anisha Khemlani in an interview with up-and-coming trans model, Lidia Chatura
Eff navigates the scaling staircase of Ruang Irama with easy familiarity. Saluted by a red door that swung open upon two knocks and one key through a door lock, Ruang Irama presents itself as an instant friend.
“Now it’s called Bukit Jelutong Eco Community Park but it was named and re-named a few times. Growing up here though, people I knew just called it ‘Dua Alam’”, Syukri remarks. Binti pens down her conversation with Syukri A. Rahim.
Having commissioned seven local female creatives to mold works of art that revolve around what “Salute Sisterhood”, means to each of them, seven creators have birthed resounding bodies of work that invoke their understanding of the theme whilst interweaving their personal styles of art into the seams of their creations.
Amy Peskett landed her first gig only months after graduating. Following this, her work, which can only be regarded as ultramodern while still alluding to the past, drew the attention of the internet world and some major players in the fashion industry.
When prompted on their choice in doing so, the creator of the account stated that managing the account in this manner was not to gain notoriety, but rather in connecting with individuals who share a similar ardor to nostalgia.
In the end, Kuala Lumpur Ceria is nothing more than what it’s meant to be – a reflection of the deplorable society we live in. All they’re doing is holding up a mirror to all of us and asking everyone to simply look back.
Adriana Tunku is merely scratching the surface of her skill, which is akin to that of an iceberg, and her potential lay dormant, waiting to erupt at any given moment.