Charis Loke is an illustrator and editor based in Penang, Malaysia. Drawing upon literature and visual culture, she makes pictures that evoke wonder and curiosity, depicting fictional worlds and current issues in ink.
Formerly an artist-in-residence at Rimbun Dahan, Charis is creating illustrated microfiction inspired by Southeast Asia. She designs geeky garments, makes maps for fantasy worlds, and has documented street protests through drawing. Her work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles and shown at Light Grey Art Lab as well as other galleries around the world. [http://charisloke.com]