Eric Quah: A Beautiful Life

By Ooi Kok Chuen

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FINALLY, the pieces are coming together in Eric Quah’s life. Images of people, places and events collaged through a flourish of brushstrokes or an erasure from an airbrush; signifier of texts, sometimes framed as separate panels in painted or pasted-peeled windows into another world and another time.These are places of the heart – some concealed, some blotted out; of languid shared moments past; of familiar faces – the laughter, whisper and chatter, with fleeting facial and bodily expressions and actions...

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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.