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Your Beautiful Home

1973 – 1999

In 1973, Nim's piece, Statement I (1973) won a Major Award in the National Art Gallery’s Man and His World competition, making it among the first installation artworks to ever win a major art prize in Malaysia. Statement I formed part of an ongoing series of “Pernyataan” (Statement) pieces documenting the human and environmental cost of the country’s hunger for rapid development. In the late 90s, she created her Great Leap Forward series, borrowing the title from Mao Zedong’s brutal agricultural re-structuring plan for China to critique Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamed’s own destructive strategy of rapid modernisation in Malaysia. 

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