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Malaysian artist uses 64,000 chopsticks to create Jackie Chan portrait

Published on Apr 10, 2014 5:46 PM

(THE STAR ONLINE/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) PETALING JAYA - Malaysian artist Hong Yi celebrated the 60th birthday of Hong Kong superstar Jackie Chan by creating a portrait of him with 64,000 chopsticks.

The 28-year-old Sabahan, who was trained as an architect and goes by the nickname Red, worked on the art piece throughout March and spent up to 12 hours a day tying chopsticks together for two weeks straight.

On Monday, she presented the complete work to Chan at his 60th birthday concert in Beijing.

In a time-lapse video of the creation process which was uploaded to her YouTube channel, Hong engages in a playful chopstick tussle with Chan over plates of food, with surprising results.

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