Hafiz Shahimi is notably acknowledged as having pioneered the art of pyrography printmaking when he introduced it in 2014.
A multidisciplinary artist in the fields of painting, installation and performance art, Haafiz has been exploring the techniques of creating art with fire through pyrography printing and direct fire burning for more than a decade. Using Asian philosophies and contemporary social issues to frame his practice, he engages with, and responds to, local cultural histories. He makes extensive use of traditional Malaysian elements; his art has always grasped a sense of locality that transcends time and space. His artworks, Self-Fish