JALAN KEMENANGAN (VICTORY ROAD) 

JALAN KEMENANGAN
(VICTORY ROAD) 

MEMORIAL KAMIS PAYUNG HITAM  (THE BLACK UMBRELLA THURSDAY MEMORIAL)

MEMORIAL KAMIS PAYUNG HITAM 
(THE BLACK UMBRELLA THURSDAY MEMORIAL)

SEBUAH UPAYA (AN ATTEMPT)

SEBUAH UPAYA
(AN ATTEMPT)

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The question “Who am I?” led me to reassess the anti-Chinese riot, the tragedy that affected my family personally in 1998. The research started from a point of cultural identity context, soon it naturally led me to investigate the dark histories of my own nation. The three projects under the And Never, Never to Forget categories raises matter highlighting stories of the victims of the human rights violation cases. From the massacre in 1965, anti-Chinese riot in 1998 to the latest, assassination of human rights activist in 2004. It features how memory is the enemy of history. Memory consist of conception and impression that can contradict history as records and study of past events. What drives me to continue to choose traumas, wounds, and agonies as starting point is because the discoveries I found afterward are always beyond the misery of life. It is challenging and leads to more questions rather than answers.