Cover Story: Behind the lens

This article first appeared in Options, The Edge Malaysia Weekly, on April 27, 2020 - May 03, 2020.
Cover Story: Behind the lens
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Paris-based artist Diana Lui gets in front of the camera for a change and shares with Mae Chan her fashion inspirations, her past career in fashion photography, why she is not a fashion victim and how being free is always the most stylish way to live


Diana Lui literally dances to her own tune. In a cosy photo studio in one of Kuala Lumpur’s unassuming suburbs, the artist and photographer takes us on a journey, with the seductive deep house sounds of Italian DJ Giorgio Angiuli that evoke the warm vibe of mystical Es Vedrà and Ibiza.

Lui’s musical tastes and favourite island getaway add to the impression of her being a flower child, although what also stands out is her groundedness — a sort of earthy allure.


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