I am a graphic designer who specialises in visual advocacy in print and identity. I do web design and development; with a keen interest in building archives that are situated at the intersection of visual culture, history and social justice. I am one of the founding members of Malaysia Design Archive, a platform that aims to give context to the history of graphic design in Malaysia. I am based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Given the circumstances and increasingly difficult and complex contexts, the WHRDMENA Coalition is working on creating several online radio show programs that cover the issues and struggles of women human rights defenders and to be presented by WHRDs themselves. The platform will aim to strengthen communication between WHRDs in the Global South and break the isolation created by the closure of borders, as well as the challenges related to languages and understanding of different contexts.
Designed and build the Inter-Asia Summer School 2022 website, a Cultural Studies Summer School that will be held online in August 2022.
Art.See.Asia is an art lover’s guide to Asia. Each episode takes in the art scene of a different southeast Asian city. Guided by a local artist, viewers tour the metropolis, discovering art hubs, artists, curators and creative locals. Over 48 hours, the host engages in art challenges, participates in an exclusive masterclass and experiences lesser-known local art sounds and sights.
The Eyes on Internet Shutdowns project highlights community strategies for documenting human rights violations during internet shutdowns, and their role in achieving justice and accountability.
Designed and build the Global South Women’s Forum website in 2020 and 2021 which took place virtually.
The airasia Museum is a database that houses, organises and documents airasia’s continuous evolution, based on materials that signify milestones in its experiences and living history.
Featuring nearly 3000 items, the collection includes news clippings, merchandise, photographs, correspondence, communications, marketing materials and awards.
A project to harvest the folksongs of indigenous Kelabit children – chants, lullabies, action-songs – their meanings and contexts; and to archive them on the website as a reference to new generations of Kelabit parents (and their children) and for all people around the world.
A personal archive of Sharaad Kuttan’s journalistic career that offers a glimpse of the history of journalism in Malaysia through his writings on current affairs, politics, society, arts and culture from the early 1990s until today.
International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific is a feminist organisation committed to the full realisation of women’s human rights through the pursuit of equality.
A website for Prof Bridget Welsh. She is currently Honorary Research Associate with the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute Malaysia (UoNARI-M) based in Kuala Lumpur.
Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights is a feminist fund that protects, strengthens and sustains women and transgender human rights defenders at critical moments.
Muhendaran Sri is a boutique law firm in Kuala Lumpur entrenched in the arts and research community that makes up the Zhongshan Building. They specialise in industrial relations law & employment law with a side order of litigation, property law, family law, child law and a splash of art. Established in December 1999, Muhendaran Sri’s practice is founded on their reputation, integrity and commitment to results.
Sisters in Islam (SIS) is a non-governmental organisation working towards advancing the rights of Muslim women in Malaysia. SIS’s mission is to promote the principles of gender equality, justice, freedom and dignity in Islam and empower women to be advocates for change.
The Centre for Independent Journalism, Malaysia (CIJ) is a non-profit organisation that aspires for a society that is democratic, just and free where all peoples will enjoy free media and the freedom to express, seek, and impart information.
A documentary project by R.AGE to improve disability rights in Malaysia by telling the remarkable story of the national blind football team.
The Due Diligence Project is dedicated to reimagining effective implementation of women’s human rights at the international, national, community and personal levels. It has a targeted mandate to undertake in-depth analysis to sharpen and refine accountability standards and work with key stakeholders to incorporate human rights norms and standards into State policies and programmes and apply human rights norms to contemporary and emerging issues and enhance implementation.
Musawah (‘equality’ in Arabic) is a global movement for equality and justice in the Muslim family. Musawah was launched in February 2009 at a Global Meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, attended by over 250 people from 47 countries. They are comprised of NGOs, activists, scholars, legal practitioners, policy makers, and grassroots women and men from around the world.
Feature Documentary “M for Malaysia” documents the 2018 Malaysian General Elections when the people of Malaysia, led by a 92 year-old former Prime Minister, overthrew one of the longest ruling governments in the world. Despite endless barriers thrown at them, the tense campaign pushed on with the most surprising result in the country’s history.
#CeritaUndi is a project started by a group of individuals who thought that the Malaysia Baru (May 9, 2018) moment of transformation – it is important to pause, document and celebrate the stories of everyday Malaysians who made this happen.
Queer Lapis aims to provide the queer family and their allies with the recipes they need to be the loving, amazing, and proud humans that they are.
The Cultural Academy of Hong Kong (CAHK) encourage innovation, talent and passion for the arts, culture and sports. Taught at the prestigious Harrow International School, CAHK integrate inquiry-based learning with academic skills in a vibrant environment. By uniting professionals at the very top of their fields, CAHK caters to holistic development beyond the typical education system.
Projek ini menggunakan penceritaan digital sebagai medium untuk belia Orang Asli menyuarakan pengalaman dan aspirasi mereka berkaitan dengan pengalaman persekolahan mereka.
Voice, Visibility and A Variety of Viciousness: A Malaysian Study of Women’s Lived Realities on Social Media is a report published by Empower Malaysia. This is the fourth study on Internet rights by Empower under the APC-IMPACT project. It builds on Empower’s previous research on online freedom of expression, freedom of information as well as freedom of assembly and association. It is a feminist response to increased instances of bullying and harassment on social media, seeking better understanding of how these forms of technology-related gender-based violence manifest in the Malaysian context.
To advance women’s political equality towards justice and democracy centered on feminist and human rights principles. EMPOWER are a non-profit, non-partisan, women’s rights organisation.
The I am you: Be A Trans Ally, also known as the I AM YOU or transally campaign aims to raise awareness about gender, trans identities, gender diversity and the discrimination faced by transgender persons to foster understanding, and promote tolerance as well as acceptance towards trans people and gender diversity in our society.
The Feminist Principles of the Internet are a set of statements that together provide a framework for women’s movements to articulate and explore issues related to technology. They offer a gender and sexual rights lens on critical internet-related rights.
Founded in 1996 with a vision to bring together Asia and Europe through content, PIK film is a content distribution and marketing agency representing prominent media brands in North and Southeast Asia.
GenderIT.org provides a space for reflection, influence and advocacy on internet policy in relation to the rights and demands of women, trans and gender diverse people.
Take Back The Tech is a global campaign that connects the issue of violence against women and information and communications technology (ICT). It aims to raise awareness on the way violence against women is occurring on ICT platforms such as the Internet and mobile phones, and to call for people to use ICT in activism to end violence against women.
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