Labour of Love – Sack Tin Lim PREVIEW
Sack Tin Lim
Oil on Canvas
The kitchen in the transgender home becomes a canvas where love blooms and bonds are strengthened among the transgender community. With passionate dedication, the residents join hands to create delectable Muruku crackers, a symbol of their unity. At the heart of the scene stands Kak Sunstra, the nurturing coordinator, skillfully deep-frying the batter whilst the other residents meticulously pack the crackers for sale. This act of culinary artistry serves a greater purpose, funding essential utilities like electricity and water for the house they call home. Amidst the aroma of spices, the true essence of family emerges. Kak Sunstra effortlessly balances her role as a leader, guiding the residents with love and care, simultaneously preparing the rich Belacan, pounded with precision in a mortar and pestle. Sitting on the countertop, a man diligently slices vegetables, revealing a shared commitment to supporting one another in the culinary process. The scene exudes warmth and love, painting a vivid picture of a closely-knit community where compassion and togetherness thrive. Each step symbolizes the power of collective efforts and the beauty of communal harmony. In this kitchen, the bonds of love and family values are vividly displayed, creating a heartwarming and inspiring masterpiece.