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Sama Sama Talk: This is Malaysia

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Date: Saturday, 15th September 2018
Time: 2pm - 5pm
Location: 19 Jalan Tun Sambanthan

Sarah is a multi-talented and multi-award winning young cartoonist and illustrator. She will be joining Sama Sama Talk and share her insight and view of perspective on ‘This Malaysia’ in a short 3 hour session.

 

This is Malaysia

Sarah is a multi-talented and multi-award winning young cartoonist and illustrator. She will be joining Sama Sama Talk and share her insight and view of perspective on ‘This Malaysia’ in a short 3 hour session.

Grab a chat with her as she will conduct a ‘one-to-one’ open session with attendees. This will be once in a lifetime experience to exchange constructive comments and opinion with one of the young Malaysian talent in person.

Drop by if you are a fan of comics, cartoons and graphic novels, want to know more about the local scene or even show us your work during the talk.

About The Speaker

 
Sarah Joan Mokhtar
Sarah certainly has an illustrative and colourful career as a cartoonist, illustrator and writer. From being a young achiever to the latest TN50 Ambassador, she is indeed a role model to the young generation and continues to inspire and encourage them to achieve their dreams. Since her maiden comic strip Awek Aspuri was featured in a prominent local comic magazine Ujang at a tender age of 14, she has never looked back.

She graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Art and Design with Honours in UiTM with an excellent academic and curricular records. Besides being a freelance artist, she also works closely with the National Visual Arts Gallery to conduct workshops for high school students. As an artist-activist, she is the founder of Un-Named, a comic artist collective since 2013 which coordinates and promotes regional comic-related events. Also, she is the Regional Advisor for the Malaysian chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators since 2008, which is dedicated to develop the careers of Malaysian artists and authors of children books.

Amongst the notable awards she has garnered over her careers were winners in Napoleon Hill International Convention (2010), Malaysia Contemporary Mural Painting (2010), MDEC Digital Comic (2007) and first runner up in Malaysian British Council 'In Print' National Art Competition (2007). Her publication includes Little Harvard Series (2008). How Tiffy Found A Home (2009), The Eco Kids and the Water Worry (2010) etc.