Orkibal, the prolific Malaysian urban art pioneer, has died aged 41

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  • Thursday, 17 Mar 2022

Orkibal had a prolific and ever-evolving career that spanned more than 20 years, leaving behind a colourful legacy of doodles, murals, street art, toys and digital art. He is seen here at his digital art exhibition at DAG in KL last year. Photo: Abdul Shakir

Urban art pioneer Azhar Osman, or better known as Orkibal, died today at the Kajang Hospital in Selangor. He was 41.

Orkibal was one of the graffiti scene trailblazers who championed and transformed urban art culture in Malaysia in the early 2000s.

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