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YONGL Pays Tribute to the Saloma Bridge
In the eyes of an artist, the Saloma Bridge creates a connection between the old and the new of Kuala Lumpur; it portrays the efforts to develop while preserving the foundation upon which it was built. In celebration of Sambutan Hari Wilayah Persekutuan 2021, YONGL tells a story of the Saloma Bridge with various Malaysian elements to accentuate not just what it is, but also what it symbolises for Malaysia.
YONGL's Inspirational Message to Small-town City Drifters
In this artwork series, YONGL represents us as wanderers or ‘city drifters' in a metropolis bombarded by a turbulence of lights — with a darkness in disguise. YONGL illustrates the emotional rollercoaster that young talents undergo when leaving the comfort of their homes and the familiarity of the environments they grew up in to find their place in this world.
YONGL Encourages Malaysians to Rise Through Persistence
Oftentimes, we complain to ourselves about the disadvantages of our background and the deficiencies of our upbringing due to where we were born, who we are and what we look like. In this series that encourages individuals to persist and rise, YONGL tells us that we should try to teach ourselves to be accepting of our fate while conforming to the best of our ability in order to break free from the invisible cage that traps our mind.
YONGL Commemorates the Malaysian Flag as a Proud Patriot
The 31st of August and the 16th of September are two very special dates to every Malaysian. In this creative challenge that pays tribute to the beloved nation of Malaysia that he calls home, YONGL has depicted how the spirit of Malaysia can be found everywhere throughout the country. The Malaysian flag need not be presented in nylon, polyester or cotton — it can be anywhere in any shape or form.
“Malaysia” as Seen by YONGL, as Spelt by OPPO
On this special occasion that celebrates the unity in diversity of Malaysia, YONGL collaborates with OPPO to celebrate the Malaysian instruments that unite us all regardless of our race, language or religion. In this series, YONGL takes creative reimagination to the next level by not just commemorating Malaysia, but also OPPO by spelling out the brand name using our favourite Malaysian food, icon, sport, and flower.
The Yellow Moon, Star and Durian with Nestlé!
Once YONGL taste the unique Nestlé Musang King Ice Cream, he knew that he had to visually depict the unique flavour combination against the backdrop of the Malaysian landscape that this ice cream is meant to celebrate. Thus, this symbolic visual was born.
Riding to Freedom with YONGL
Is there anything in this world that is more important than freedom? To YONGL, that something would be riding on a two‑wheel automobile; journeying through places unburdened by thoughts. YONGL’s love for motorcycles was revved up in his high school days by an old underbone bike that allowed for his freedom to be expressed. This honorary series uses a combination of artistic endeavours and multiple free‑roaming experiences to treasure YONGL’s obsession with diverse types of bikes.
YONGL's Creative Ride with Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia
This special series represents YONGL’s creative participation with Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia. The artwork in this series is built on the foundation of Mitsubishi’s slogan, “Drive your Ambition”, which states a strong commitment to the values and aspirations of its drivers. This series tells the story of a man behind the wheel of a Mitsubishi who transports the moon, a recurring concept which signifies dreams and ambitions, from the forest into the city.
"In Search of Hope" with YONGL
The "In Search of Hope" series uses the moon as a symbol of hope in times when things don’t go our way. What matters most is that we never stop searching for hope as the moon is only illuminated when its surroundings are dark. A man is a dead man when he ceases to expect from tomorrow. Keep on searching as part of the process of life, never the result.
YONGL shares his "Memories Around Malaysia"
When you’re looking for a place with a beautiful backdrop to create a memorable moment, it’s easy to claim that places overseas are way better than places in our locality. Places are like people — talents can come from anywhere and paradises can be anywhere. This series gives you an insight into the fact that sometimes, the very best of places reside right where you are. In this series, YONGL takes you around Malaysia and presents to you the underappreciated places with hidden beauty right in the home of Malaysia’s landscapes.
"Man VS Nature" As Told By YONGL
From an up-high aerial perspective that glances over the horizon, the city of Kuala Lumpur is a mere set of artificial, miniature blocks and buildings. YONGL created this series as a re‑imagination of Kuala Lumpur in a world of surrealism where nature, being the powerful force that it is, seeps into the city and becomes one with it. YONGL illustrates the importance of mankind choosing to coexist with nature; one of the most fundamental building blocks of our existence.
The Old Proton that sparked YONGL's creativity
HAVE anyone ever looked down on you because of your old second-hand car? When a client told Malaysian creative, YONGL, his old Proton didn't suit his artistic ability, he didn't get embarrassed. Instead, he saw it as an opportunity to show it off to the world by using it as one of the major themes of his artworks.
YONGL's Foodscapes go VIRAL
CYBERJAYA, within a few weeks, Malaysian creative, Yongl's Foodscape series went viral and left the local media outlets and the public awed with his unique take on local food and landscapes.