Tag Archive: Kota Kinabalu

Portraits of Southeast Asia

These are the people — the culture — the stories of Southeast Asia through my camera’s lens. Here you’ll find intimate, black and white, portrait-styled photographs of Thai tattoo artists, Malaysian gangsters, Cambodian… Continue reading

Fountain of Life: Balud Batu’s Water Crisis

As water flows from a tap outside Roadiah Aling’s home, tears from her eyes do the same. These are tears of joy. Her smile is contagious. It’s the first time her tiny Malaysian… Continue reading

Malaysia in a Heartbeat: Kota Kinabalu’s Islands

You can sleep when you’re dead. At least that was my motto during my brief stay in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. My trip spanned two and a half days, with much of my time… Continue reading

Malaysian Gang Baptisms: AKP 73 of Kota Kinabalu

While smoking a cigarette in an alley by the seafood restaurant in Kota Kinabalu, I meet some unique acquaintances. “Hi friend,” someone says to my back. I turn around. Six or seven young… Continue reading