Thursday, January 15, 2009

I Am Not Mark Rothko

pastel on canvas (2009)

For Nichole

I Must Stop Thinking That I Can Express Myself Through Artt

acrylic on canvas (2008)

What Rainforest

Digital Video 16:9 (2008)
Duration : 36 minutes
English/Malay/Iban with English Subtitles

When bulldozers mowed over the ancestral farmlands of Kampung Lebor, Segan Anak Degon stood his ground and defended his land. Now, he is the only person out of 101 families, whose land is left intact and unaffected by the oil palm plantation.

However, Segan is the rare few who managed to halt the feverish onslaught of oil palm advancement that threatens to devastate the embattled Sarawak forested landscape.

shot, edited, co-written, co-directed, and co produced by chi too
co-written, co-directed and co-produced by Hilary Chiew