Sex, Truths and Photographs

By Ooi Kok Chuen

September 2012 PENANG PALETTE
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Ismail Hashim challenges the fast world of modern photography and claims that one must be married to one’s art. One has to love and appreciate the shyness involved in Art, and in Sex, for that matter.He is fastidious to a fault. Notorious for his creative conceit and an excruciatingly slow burning developing process (“I am a process photographer,” he avers, half-depreciatingly), one who would give heart palpitations to any exhibition organiser with his submission of works on the opening day...

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Ooi Kok Chuen

is an art-writer and journalist, and the author of MAHSURI: A Legend Reborn (Ooi Peeps Publishing), an adult contemporary fantasy “movel” (a novel conceived as a mock movie) spun from a local legend.