FCM Degree Show 2014!

We would like to invite you all for the launching of the Degree Show at
e-Curve on Feb 28th at 3 pm. The guest of honour for this event will be
none other than our President, Professor Dato Muhammad Rasat who will be
launching the event.

Please look at the attached invitation for the details.

This is the first time the entire Degree Show or Portfolio show will be
outside of the e-Gallery and FCM. Therefore, we would like to see ALL of you there during the launching!

Of course, you are welcome to come back with your family, friends and with potential students during the weekend as this event will run till March 2nd 2014.

Thank you once again and hope to see you there!

FCM Degree Show

MMU-INJE ties collaboration and exchange in arts and design field

Multimedia University and Inje University Korea signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for continuing another round of collaboration between the Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM) and The Graduate School of Visual Design from Inje University.
The MOU and its ceremony was held on 17 December, 2013, 3pm held at Academic Chamber at MMU, signifies the commitment of both parties to further establish the relationship between the two universities. The ceremony was honoured by the President of MMU, Prof Rasat, Vice President of Research & Development, Prof Heng Swee Huay, the representatives from the faculty was Deputy Dean Dr Koo Ah Choo, the coordinator of student exchange workshop, Mr Fauzan Mustaffa, and other members from the faculty and university research and international division The Inje University was represented by Professor Park Hey Kyung, Dean of U-Design Graduate School, Professor Paik Jin Kyung, Chief of DID Institute.
Eight graduate students from U-Design Graduate School together with their eight counterparts of graduate students from the faculty joined the workshop. The workshop was held from 16 December until 3 January 2013.
The content of the workshop was shaped within several contexts of the joint workshop which were: i) interdisciplinary input, ii) Cultural context, iii) Art therapy.
Batik was selected based on common culture between Korea and Malaysia and the potential of it being repurposed to the context of ‘Art Therapy’. Malaysian Psychotherapy Association was contacted to assist in giving input on Art Therapy. A batik workshop at Kraftangan Malaysia consists of a 2-day workshop and manual artwork creation. These artworks were scanned for further digital artwork creation.
Link to INJE’s website of the coverage of this exchange programme:

http://design.inje.ac.kr/html/04/01.php?mode=read&idx=1141

FCM Lecturers show their fascinating artworks in Seoul

Congratulations to our Faculty of Creative Multimedia lecturers who exhibited their fascinating artworks in KOSMA Christmas Exhibition at Seoul Square Media Canvas which was held on 23 ˜ 27th December at Seoul Square Media Canvas. Our lecturers in FCM, Mr. Badrolhisham b. Hashim and Mr. Amir Shahlan Amiruddin had chances to show their genuine creativity from Malaysia to the citizens in Seoul.

Seoul Square Media Canvas is the LED installed media wall which is installed onto the façade of 80 meters high landmark building in front of Seoul Central Railway station. This seasonal exhibition was organized to celebrate and share the enjoyable memory of special holiday season with the artists all over the world by the KOSMA (KOrean Society of Media & Art). This renowned South Korean academic society has organized a number of international conferences and exhibitions in the field of creative multimedia since 1996. FCM and KOSMA are also planning an international conference and exhibition in 2014.

Chemat – 30 Most Influential Photographers in Asia

Chemat is named as one of the 30 MOST INFLUENTIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS IN ASIA 2014 by Invisible Photographer Asia (IPA), a leading platform for Photography and Arts in Asia based in Singapore.

He is the first and only Malaysian to be in the list with other Asian legendary photographers. The selection is based on being influential either through practice, approach to photography, or
contributions and influence to community, locally and/or internationally.

Here’s the link:

http://invisiblephotographer.asia/2014/01/17/30influentialasiaphotographers/