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Fabric and the Fabrication of a Queer Narrative : The Batik Paintings of

  title={Fabric and the Fabrication of a Queer Narrative : The Batik Paintings of},
  author={Patrick Ng Kah Onn and Simon Soon},
1. Just as Malaysia was hurtling into existence when the territories of Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore willed its formation on 16 September 1963, Patrick Ng Kah Onn, a member of the Wednesday Art Group in Kuala Lumpur, began experimenting with a new series of batik paintings. Batik had just been declared a unique Malayan contribution to modern art in the previous decade.[1] The medium was seen as offering a technical innovation consonant with the initiation of a new national… Expand


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