Digital Media Creative Collaboration (DMCC)

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Digital Media Creative Collaboration (DMCC) is the 1st cross-university project between RMIT University and Multimedia University. Digital Media (RMIT University) and Faculty of Creative Multimedia (Multimedia University) students will form teams to work collaboratively over a time span of two weeks from 26th March to 6th April 2018.

Students will investigate and apply design theory and technologyto produce creative digital media outputs in response to the design brief, with the intended outcome of exhibitions at the end of the project at suitable sites in Kuala Lumpur and Melbourne.

This project aims to foster cross-cultural work experience and multidisciplinary exchange through student and faculty engagement, in addition to activities such as industry mentoring, studio/gallery visits, etc. to further understanding of emerging industry trends. Upon completion of the study tour, students may still collaborate asynchronously through off-site collaboration to further develop the work for 7 weeks to bring it to fruition for the exhibition in Melbourne.

Industry Speakers where also invited to share their expertise and experience. Three sessions of workshops were conducted. The first session is from MOTIOFIXO with Fariz Hanapiah and Zulkifli Abd Wahab. Second Session with THE TOMOE with Hanis Aiman also known as Takashi Aiman and the third session with EEE LAB with Fihir Omar and Liyana Jamili.

The students have produces five interactive artworks as the outcome of this collaboration project.

Empat Blok

is an interactive audio-visual installation which explores issues of wealth inequality in cities. The installation examines not only the divide itself but also how we perceive inequality and how governments attempt to obscure the problem to outsiders and to their own residents. Division between socioeconomic groups is a problem which exists universally, and is a particularly prevalent occurrence for Malaysia.

Hearts of Metropolitan

Focusing on the specific cities which are connected by the tour, the artwork present an interactive exploration of both cultures, new and old. Looking at the similarities and differences between both cities, although the culture is very different, the essence of the city is the same. A celebration of similarities and qualities and a blend of International qualities.

Mencari
The Malay word for ‘searching’. Mencari is an exploration of concepts related to the disuse of a metropolitan environment due to obsessive use of smart devices and personal technology, framed as a ‘choose your own adventure’ style game.

Alone

In our contemporary society we could all say we feel alone at most times. Our work is depiciting just this. There are millions of people in this cities, from time to time we do tend to feel ‘alone’ at some point. This piece of Audiovisual art takes you on a journey through a post apocalyptic scape while subverting common expectation of destruction through nature.

Shades of City

In our contemporary society we could all say we feel alone at most times. This piece of Audiovisual art takes you on a journey through a post apocalyptic scape while subverting common expectation of destruction through nature.