Dhiyanah Hassan is an artist and writer.
Part-South and part-Southeast Asian, she lives and works in Malaysia. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) from RMIT, Australia and formerly made work under the alias, 'afraidofwords.'
Utilizing a range of creative disciplines - with a focus on painting, poetry, and personal essays -
Dhiyanah explores the significance of reclaiming one's narrative particularly in the context of healing. She is drawn to waterscapes, the color blue, and mysticism. By exploring the body's relationship with landscapes in her paintings, she weaves poetic symbolisms to map out the terrains between longing and belonging.
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