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This piece from artist Xante Carroll, whose works are currently on display at Sorenity Rocks Malibu, is inspired by how the congruence of cultures is challenging the Penan’s way of life. Photos by Barbara Burke/22nd Century Media
Artist Xante Carroll explains “Malang,” a painting of a Penan nose-flute player, during a Dec. 27 event at Sorenity Rocks Malibu.
Xante Carroll's painting titled "Sam" is flocked by a bed that allows Sorenity Rocks visitors to lie down and take in the deep blue piece.
Various jewelry items and crystal goods are for sale at Sorenity Rocks Malibu.
Barbara Burke, Freelance Reporter
12:00 am PST January 11, 2017
The audience was captivated. Her otherworldly stories about treacherous treks and exciting encounters with the nomadic Penan people of the Borneo rainforest were exotic and intriguing. Her tales of precarious predicaments during her arduous adventures were exhilarating.