How many toilet rolls can you draw? Malaysian artist sketches Covid-19 situation daily


Visual artist Meikei Ho takes to daily sketches to make sense of the Covid-19 stay home situation.

Local visual artist and educator MeiKei Ho has posted a series of daily works on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/meikei_ho/) in response to the Covid-19 shutdown situation in recent days. The imagery she works with is clearly a reflection of our new reality: people in face masks, rolls upon rolls of toilet paper, a cupboard filled with instant noodles and staying home - or #dudukdiamdiamdirumah.

“I was concerned about what would happen here, even before the number of cases in Malaysia spiked. I looked at other countries who were dealing with this and thought, this isn’t just numbers on paper, it is human lives at stake here, ” says Ho, who is known for her repetitive childlike-art laced with social issues and identity politics.

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