Meet Zlwin Chew. He is magician, mentalist, and illusionist who has performed for thousands including Malaysian royalties and even the country’s prime minister, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. When he was 18, he chanced upon a magician performing a card trick. Thanks to that incident, Zlwin promised himself that he’ll be a magician too. Today, the 29-year-old Malaysian has wowed people who throng renowned nightspots such as Zouk and has even performed on board prominent cruise ships, among them being the Royal Caribbean Cruises and Star Cruises. Eksentrika recently got in touch with Zlwin to find out what does it really takes...Read More
Author: Sukhbir Cheema
Malaysian Queen Fan Creates A Lifelike Crochet Tapestry Of Rami Malek’s Freddie Mercury. It’s Perfect.
Once in a while, we get our readers dropping us a line sharing with us some cool artwork they’ve seen or suggesting us people we could write about on Eksentrika. Recently, one of our readers alerted us to an amazing piece of fan art. It’s not your regular one as this piece by Shanita Lyn Kumar from Subang Jaya, Malaysia, has certainly set a high benchmark specifically for music, film, and crochet lovers. It’s a crochet tapestry of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury and it’s impressive! According to the 23-year-old artist, illustrator and designer, it took her a total...Read More
Emmanuelle Khoo Fong Yi @ Emma Khoo is more than a photographer. The internationally published photographer is a woman with a mission. On weekdays you’ll find her poring through countless books, clicking and typing away on her laptop, researching and writing about postcolonialism, gender, architecture and its history, it’s during the weekends when you’ll see her weave stories through her trusted camera. To date, Emma has had her works published on numerous international magazines such as Elegant, 7Hues, Sheeba, L’affaire, Period, Gazelle, Gaya, Whim Online, and more, this Malaysian photographer is on a mission to change the fashion narratives on women: By...Read More
In the months of July and August 2019, KuLT Production staged The Working Dead at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac). The musical which was directed by Nicole-Ann Thomas with lyrics and dialogues penned by Terence Toh was not only well received but obtained positive reviews from local theatre practitioners. While many enjoyed the show for depicting actual corporate zombies, there was also a closer to home message: Overwork and stress at the workplace. What’s more, at the end of the show there were discussions pertaining to mental health for working professionals. In fact, one of the strengths of...Read More
Inktober is here! For the uninitiated, Inktober is a 31-day challenge started off by artist Jake Parker to push artists and doodlers to create artworks via ink drawings for the entirety of October. It’s essentially an initiative to get artists to not only show off their artworks based on daily prompts but to also get their creativity flowing. Here’s a list of Malaysian artists and cartoonists that you should follow if you’re a sucker for the arts. View this post on Instagram A post shared by adelshat.ideas (@adelshat_ideas) on Oct 1, 2019 at 8:05pm PDT View this post...Read More