It’s a mellow Thursday over here at our office. If you like your sad, gloomy reveries to be karaoke-worthy, we have for you TokTi’s new album. We also have some spacey, prominent indie opus, & love songs for hours – whether it’s a declaration of defeat that you need or a profession of romance. Check it out!
We live in a nation of censorship, where information is kept hidden from the eyes of the public in order to stifle its ‘bad influence’, sometimes even at the expense of necessary truth. Just this year, there are issues such as the Pangrok Sulap exhibition controversy and Lena Hendry, to name a few, are examples of such hidden truths; a hundred of voices silenced.
At the same time, we complain about the state of our film industry – filled with contrived, boilerplate storytelling. Daring to be different would only result in being shunned by the crippling problem of ‘low audience demand’ or outright [...]
Don’t tell the people from my boarding school and my younger self, but I prefer living in the city than the countryside. I still deeply appreciate coastal shores and tall trees and blue skies that seem to go on forever, but the city with its bustle and people and bright lights win me over. I’ve called places like Kepong and Gombak home so you can see that two-storey houses and mamak spots by the corner is my idea of home.
“Art ni tak perlu difaham. Art ni untuk dirasa,” said Noorul Aida, a student of Bachelor in Creative Technology.
“I think art is personal. It’s like finding an emotion or sentiment that you yourself couldn’t express. It would be great to understand what it means by understanding the meaning of why it was created but it would mean nothing and still feel empty if the person who understood it didn’t feel anything to connect with it on a personal level,” explained Constance Chi, who’s currently pursuing her teaching course.