Jaydee Lok

Recent and archived articles by Jaydee Lok

2 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM

Buddhist architecture in focus

A lavish coffee table book digs deep into architecture influenced by Buddhism.

Moat surrounding Preah Khan, late 12th century, Siem Reap, Cambodia.
12 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM

'Monocle' magazine's culture vulture

The man who decrees what goes into the culture pages of the hip global magazine explains why Seoul tops Tokyo.

Monocle magazine's culture vulture Robert Bound wants to challenge readers and 'make them think about something new'. -- CHAN TAK KONG/The Star
9 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM

The Print Room’s pictures make you think

An exhibition of film photography captures beautiful moments in everyday life around the globe.

Weighty effect: Quietus by Shareem Amry might have been photographed on the fly but it prompts long, slow thoughts on life and mortality. — Photos provided by The Print Room
16 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM

Malaysian youths and their nation-building initiatives

Check out these young Malaysians who have been running initiatives and movements that encourage nation-building, unity and political participation.

MyHarapan CEO Nurfarini Daing (right) welcoming delegates to the Global Social Business Summit 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, a successful effort by the organisation in bringing the global event to local shores.
9 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM

Lynda Chean, tattoo artist

She has gone from a nine-to-five job to owning her own tattoo parlour and inking people from around the world.

Lynda Chean, owner of Pink Tattoos. - Photos KAMARUL ARIFFIN/The Star
5 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM

Raz Azraai, axeman for hire

The Malaysian guitarist has worked his way up the music scene in Los Angeles, California.

8 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM

The fabulous baker boys

Alex Lim and Kenny Peck can create everything from the classy to the wacky at their patisserie, Forêt Blanc.

Alex Lim (left) and Kenny Peck with a cake made especially for R.AGE, the youth section of 'The Star'. - Photos CHAN TAK KONG/The Star
29 Apr 2014 | 7:00 AM

ZE! body electric: Vote for her video

Malaysia’s very own electro pop artist ZE! has been nominated for an award at the Berlin Music Video Awards 2014.

15 Apr 2014 | 7:00 AM

World's #1 blader Richie Eisler travels the world for work

The world’s number one blader, Richie Eisler, was in Malaysia recently and offered advice on living life on the road.

30 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Art show 'Dark Light & Deconstruct' is strange, bizarre and fantastic

Local artists Skinner and Art:tech have a fascination with the nightmarish and the weird, and their works are reminiscent of the 'Twilight Zone'. It's positively Kafkaesque.

"Eight Feet Below the Surface", pencil and gold ink on paper, by Art:tech..