Sketching those Little Moments

By Adeline Chua

November 2017 PROFILE
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Azmi at the narrow entrance of his studio.
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Through his cheeky protagonist Joe G, cartoonist Azmi Hussin draws everyday life in Penang.Azmi Hussin’s studio is easy to miss: sandwiched between a money changer and a shop offering video and photography services on Lebuh Chulia, one has to squeeze sideways to enter the narrow doorway. The studio is tiny but with neat storage, furnished with a portable street easel – the very first one he has been using since he started drawing professionally – and desks. A few of...

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Adeline Chua

is a writer and educator. She has trained her keen eye on local curiosities, documenting cultures in word and image as they form, converge or disintegrate. Find more of her work at adelinechua.contently.com.