Posts categorised under "Graphics"
Graphic designer Marcos Kueh interrogates the possibility of the authentic under neoliberalism, satirically examining the commercialisation of Borneo.
Nicole Ong takes a closer look at the album art produced by Koh Lee Meng, one of the first graphic designers in Malaysia. Through a study of his designs in the 70s and 80s, she tells a story about an emerging industry.
Designing Record Sleeves in 1980s Malaysia
This article is a parody of a 1994 Men’s Review article imagining the world in the year 2020. We extrapolate their logic in 2020, with its absurdities, impossibilities and the visions it telescopes.
In the Year 2020
In a wide-ranging survey of sources, Simon tells a story of how nature was implicated in the colonial project of making of the Malay archipelago.
Splendid Possibilities for the Planter and the Merchant (3/5)
Artist Hoo Fan Chon explores the representational politics and history behind the aesthetics of his sampling of motifs and symbols of Georgetown.