Encapsulating Teluk Bahang

By Jonathan Lim

March 2016 PHOTO ESSAY
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Nestled in the northwestern corner of the island, Teluk Bahang was once an isolated and underdeveloped fishing village. But the changing fortunes of time have seen this quiet town blossom into a desirable retreat – be it for a respite from George Town’s bustle, a pursuit for the great outdoors or a seafood dinner fit for royalty. Amid the growing tide of development, the Bay of Heat, as it is lesser-known by, exudes a timeless charm – one that appears...

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Jonathan Lim

Born and raised in Penang, Jonathan Lim’s work as an independent photographer revolves around everyday life, sharing stories of people and places where culture, history and travel intersect. Aside from writing and nurturing a community arts initiative, he is currently focused on two long-term photo projects: documenting the work of an NGO in rural Sarawak and capturing life behind the bright lights of a travelling European circus.