Christine Das: Stroking animals to life

By Marco Ferrarese, Photography Christine Das

November 2014 PROFILE
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Meet Christine Das, a Penang-born painter of nature and a constant presence in art galleries in Singapore and Hong Kong.They say that, like the proverbial spinning wheel, nobody can reinvent art. I believe it’s true because, today, very few works of art manage to surprise me. More often than not, artists look back at previous trends to find their inspiration. The 1970s, the 1980s and the 1990s are now dissected and replicated across all fields of arts and existence. The...

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Marco Ferrarese

is a musician, author and travel writer. He has written about overland travel and extreme music in Asia, and blogs at He also curates the Penang Insider, the smart guide for traveling and living in Penang, at His latest book, The Travels of Marco Yolo, is available in bookstores. Follow him on Twitter @monkeyrockworld.

Photography Christine Das