Masnoor Ramli’s multidisciplinary practice encompasses painting, print, photography and video while balancing the emphasis on conceptual urgency and visual delivery. Often incorporating Western icons American politicians such as George W Bush in I Dream of Rome and Barack Obama in Moulding the History spring to mind. Masnoor is known for employing the figure as a site of discourse. Upon graduating from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Masnoor went on to found the MATAHATI art collective along with Ahmad Fuad Osman, Ahmad Shukri, Bayu Utomo Radjikin and Hamir Soib. Today, he stands out as one of the most influential contemporary figures in Malaysia, as both an artist and an intellectual.