Dennis Lau’s photography exhibition is a fantastic adventure through old days Borneo

A Bidayuh man with an old spear in hand, wearing a traditional rattan necklace decorated with cowrie shells and bear claws, during a Gawai Festival parade in Kuching. Bidayuh Warrior (digital print, 1996).

It was a request for a soft drink that made Dennis Lau realise that times have truly changed.

When he travelled into far-flung villages in Borneo in the 1960s, a simple gift of candy would always be met with much enthusiasm. It would be divided among the families in the community, and the children would be all smiles at the candy given to them.

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