Escape Issue

We feature eight stories in our sophomore issue. Fronting it is a self-portrait by artist, muse and model, Anh Duong. Her gaze is distant and delicate.

In a time when we are bound physically and even emotionally, when uncertainty and chaos prevail, creativity offers an escape.

Onin Lorente
Founder and Editor-in-Chief

Editors :
Girard Bonotan
Jaime Gill

Fashion Editor :
Patrick Lief

Cover Story
Art by : Anh Duong
Writer : Ginger Rose Clark

Writers
Ginny Palma
Ilia-Sybil Sdralli
Niles Jordan Breis
Ria de Borja
Usha Sophea Janardhan

Research Associates :
Caryll Cabuhat
George Shelley
Harold Sarabia
Mavic Castro
Pratyusha Borgaonkar

VIETNAM  | NEW YORK | FACES

Anh Duong On Art, Modelling And Being Part Of Change

Anh Duong talks to us about her rich and multifaceted career, her passion for self-expression, and her thoughts on the role the fashion industry still has to play in encouraging greater inclusivity.

CAMBODIA | PHOTOGRAPHY

Blurring The Line Between Art And Activism

LINEAL speaks to Pheng Sreysor, who has emerged from Cambodia’s environmental activist movement to become a rising talent in the art world.

INDONESIA | FASHION

Faith And Dreams Of Better Days

Toton Januar gives us a glimpse into his interpretations of Indonesia’s rich and vibrant culture, spiritual beliefs and beyond in the recent TOTON Spring Summer 2021 collection.

MYANMAR | NEW YORK | PHOTOGRAPHY

Drawn Towards The Invisible: The Art Of Htet T San

The New York-based Burmese photographer discusses the inspirations behind her surreal
works.

MALAYSIA | LONDON | FASHION

Azura Lovisa Is A London-Based Slow Fashion Luxury Brand Rooted In Heritage And Storytelling

With a Malaysian-Swedish heritage, the designer has a resolute reverence for multiculturalism.

philippines | fashion

(Un)waste As A Sustainable Form

As the call for sustainable fashion gains traction, brands such as müü.haa have taken creative steps to realise a seemingly abstract idea to reality through a collection that is mature in approach but youthful in expression.

SINGAPORE | FASHION | PHOTOGRAPHY

To Somewhere Only She Knows

Franz Navarrete and Isabella Chan create an ethereal and dreamy fashion editorial, exclusive for LINEAL’s Escape issue.

THAILAND | PHOTOGRAPHY

Mr. Pearl Brings Visibility To Transgender Men

June Watsamon photographs Mukk Kanattsanan, emphasising the extraordinary in ordinary LGBTQ lives.