The Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur is a colourful part of the KL city centre, attracting tourists, cultural aficionados, foodies and bargain hunters daily. It is also known as ‘Chee Cheong Kai’ or Starch Factory Street, which refers to its history as a tapioca-producing district. Visitors can find all kinds of stuff, from Chinese herbs to imitation goods, especially at night, when its main market area, Petaling Street, comes alive with hundreds of brightly-lit stalls.
The following painting will be on exhibition in Yunnan, China in August 2015. It is a group watercolour exhibition where members of the Malaysian Watercolour Society (MWS) and the local artists of China come together to showcase their artistic creations together.