Part of the Patani Semasa exhibition of art from southern Thailand at the Ilham Gallery in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Samantha Cheh
Part of the Patani Semasa exhibition of art from southern Thailand at the Ilham Gallery in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Samantha Cheh
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Malaysia art show demystifies conflict in southern Thailand, illustrating life under martial law and drawing on region’s history

Patani, Yala and Narathiwat, mainly Muslim, Malay-speaking provinces in Buddhist majority Thailand, are the focus of an exhibition in Kuala Lumpur prompted by the curiosity of curators from the north of the country

Part of the Patani Semasa exhibition of art from southern Thailand at the Ilham Gallery in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Samantha Cheh
Part of the Patani Semasa exhibition of art from southern Thailand at the Ilham Gallery in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Samantha Cheh
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