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Home in focus: The many faces of Yang Derong

Designer's year-long passion project is a visual dialogue with a new look for each day

A 1.8m-tall man dressed in a majestically embroidered traditional opera outfit walks out of Chinatown MRT. "Woah!", a boy immediately exclaims.

The man's eyes were painted black in contrast to the white base of his face make-up, leading onlookers to snap away on phone cameras.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 06, 2018, with the headline 'A story behind every face'. Print Edition | Subscribe