Malaysia-based, Yee I-Lann’s work in mixed media. Taken from various exhibitions. See Blogroll for a link.

Orang Besar Series: Kain Panjang with Petulant Kepala, 2010 SILK EDITION: Direct digital mimaki inkjet print with acid dye, batik canting Remazol Fast Salt dyes on 100% silk twill, Edition of 3 + 2AP The batik crackle that I utilised represents the paths of trade, shared knowledge and interconnectedness.

Orang Besar Series: Kain Panjang with Parasitic Kepala, 2010 (SILK EDITION: Direct digital mimaki inkjet print with acid dye, batik canting Remazol Fast Salt dyes on 100% silk twill, Edition of 3 + 2AP) - The concept of ‘Orang besar’ signifies the titular location within the general hierarchy of senior officials within the traditional governance of the Malay kingdom.

Orang Besar Series: A Rousing Account of Migration in the Language of the Sea, 2010 C-type print, 61 x 61 cm each x 3 panels (triptych), Edition of 8 + 2AP

Orang Besar Series: The Great Game of Congkak, 2010 C-type print, 50 x 150 cm, Edition of 8 + 2AP - The story takes place in no particular period. Time lattices back and forth with the ebbing of tides and monsoons suturing history and current commentary unhindered by habits of linear reading.

Some of these images are too wide to do them justice on this blog. For a better view of some of the works in this post, go to http://artradarjournal.com/?s=yee+i-lann  & click on the 2nd item dated 13/1/2012 re. Yee I-Lann’s ‘Boogeyman’ exhibition

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