Little Fires - Limited Edition Notebooks, 2021
The use of fires is highly symbolic in Taoist, Buddhist and Hindu religions that I grew up around in multicultural Malaysia. Flames and the act of burning is linked to purification and transformation. The 'Little Flames' notebooks were made in parallel with and complimentary to a series of paintings called "My Body Is A Temple, But Not In That Way" which is inspired by my childhood memories of religious artworks and rituals I saw in the temples I visited. In this body of work, I explored the connection between symmetry and power.