Bako National Park, founded in 1957, is in the northwest state of Sarawak, Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. The park is home to immense biodiversity, including the proboscis monkey with its comical nose and fiery fur (think: Jim Henson character). The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) put the proboscis, which is endemic… Continue reading Bako National Park in Photos: Proboscis Monkeys, Bearded Pigs, & A Night Trek in Borneo
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Fractured: Art Inspired by Conflict (Part II – Video Tour)
Fractured: Art Inspired by Conflict (Part I – Art as History)
I met Adrian Jones, Founder and Executive Director of Witness Collection, at his home in George Town, the eclectic and multi-ethnic capital of Penang, Malaysia. The 8th annual George Town Festival was underway, which infused the city with creative energy as shophouses, derelict buildings, and public spaces transformed into art exhibits and performance venues...