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An interview by and , curator curator Tatawa (Wei Tan) music. After I graduated from my masters, I took abstract painting lessons as an attempt to reawaken the artist that I had put aside. The distinction between music and art (or any two art forms) is not as clear--‐cut as we may think. My art is strongly influenced by my musical instincts, and my music always had strong visual connotations. So to answer your first question, this experience has made me desire to be a more "honest" artist who embraces the multiplicity of personalities instead of a singular, simplified version. Hello and thank you so much for having me here. I have always liked both music and art as a child. As our education system requires us to specialize, I had to give up one of them – so I chose This multiplicity is at the root of my cultural experience – I was born Malaysian Chinese and lived in 4 04 Special Issue