Azizi Latif was born in Klang, Selangor in 1988 and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts at UiTM Malaysia. He has captivated audiences with exceptional portraits of renowned artists and historical figure made from an innovative quilling technique which involves the meticulous arrangement of densely folded or rolled paper strips. The curves which define the facial planes resemble shifting waves and movements experienced by the subject.
Despite losing his right palm in a childhood accident, Azizi has overcome trials, focusing on his new media art with steely determination and will to succeed.
Azizi won the Silver Award (Established Category) in UOB Painting of The Year 2015. His unique artworks can also be seen in the permanent collection of CitizenM Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
Azizi’s works pay tribute to prominent Western and Asian modern artists; Yayoi Kusama, Frida Kahlo, Ai Wei Wei, Chuck Close, Van Gogh and others who have played a pivotal role in the development of modern art around the world.