An Artist Shifts the Focus of a Folktale from Guilt to Liberation

Across Azza Sultan’s Batu Belah, Batu Bertangkup: The Devouring Rock At Trotter & Sholer, bright patterns flower from canvases featuring the silhouettes of two women, their faces replaced by petals and their hair covered with batik fabric from Southeast Asia. Sultan’s latest exhibition explores a classic Malaysian folktale of the same title, which warns children … Read more