A storyteller conjures visions of myths and legends as his audience gathers for a communal meal. This piece draws upon the traditions of oral storytelling and food in the region. Drawn in ink and coloured digitally, it’s also a homage to Chua Mia Tee’s painting, “Epic Poem of Malaya” (1955).
Charis is an illustrator and educator based in Penang, Malaysia. Drawing upon literature and visual culture, she makes pictures that evoke wonder and curiosity, depicting fictional worlds and current issues with a deft combination of traditional and digital media.
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