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lay Heong


Lay Heong is a performer and visual artist based in Penang, Malaysia. Her practice primarily focuses on installation art and shadow play performances. She promotes the idea of upcycling and encourages the use of reused objects and found materials in her artwork. She has actively participated in community projects and conducted upcycling workshops to spread awareness about upcycling through art.
Currently, she is dedicated to creating shadow plays and installation art using upcycled items and waste materials.
Lay Heong believes that everything on Earth is unique and deserves a chance to be reborn into something meaningful.

Photo by Teh Sin Ying

#sustainable art #upcycling #upcycled art

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  • 500px photography


2008 – 2011
National Taiwan University of Arts Bachelor of Fine Arts

2006 – 2007
New Era College Associate Degree of Visual Art


The Cycle”
Installation Art 

  • geNFest Penang

      Hin Bus Depot Gallery Penang
      June 2023


“Between 01”

 Installation Art

  • George Town Festival Penang

       Nov 2021

“A Real Fake Forest”

  Installation Art 

  • Hin Bus Depot Gallery Penang

     Jan 2020 

  • George Town Festival Penang

     July 2019

  • Save Our Malayan Tiger     

     Campaign Art Exhibition

     Penang State Museum & Art


     March 2020

Art Residency

Rimbun Dahan Southeast Asian Arts Residency, Selangor, Malaysia.
Oct-Dec 2020

Re:engage: The People's Court Art Project (A community-based art residency project in George Town, Penang, Malaysia.)
Curated by Lee Cheah Ni

Nov 2014 Art Residency

Jan 2015 Opening Exhibition

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