Malaysian artist explores the intersection of printmaking and climate change


Tan Kar Mern's 'Intense Rainfall, Devastating Floods' (aquatint and etching on Fabriano Rosapina Paper, 2021). Photo: Hom Art Trans

For contemporary artist Tan Kar Mern, climate change is an urgent topic and her canvas remains a grey abyss of barren landscapes.

The British-trained artist’s recent open studio show Wondering at Hom Art Trans in KL, featuring six intaglio print works, integrated her deep concern for environmental issues with her longstanding fascination for science fiction films and brutalist architecture.

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