Here are great stories about Orang Asli culture to add to your bookshelf

  • Arts
  • Sunday, 27 Jun 2021

The 'Cermor' storytelling zine, which features Semai folk tales, is a delightful series on how indigenous communities have shared their stories, their memories and their histories with their children, grandchildren and neighbours. Photo: Gerimis Art Project

Some might say the pandemic wiped out 2020, making it a lost year.

But for the small team behind Gerimis Art Project (Gerimis), it was arguably its most productive year. Gerimis, which features four creative individuals, spent the whole of last year writing, illustrating, designing and updating three independent zine/journal publications focusing on Orang Asli folklore, practices and crafts.

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