#1 – Behind the History in Charlie Chan Hock Chye (A conversation with Sonny Liew)

In 2015, the graphic novel The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye captured public attention when its grant was withdrawn by the National Arts Council. Despite this, the book gained widespread critical acclaim both locally and internationally for its creative take on Singapore’s history. Today, we speak to its author Sonny Liew on his research process and whether the book sparked the right kind of debate over Singapore’s history.

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