National Art Gallery, Unimas collaborate for eCITRA 2019 exhibition

Unimas vice-chancellor Professor Datuk Dr Mohamad Kadim Suaidi (left) with other distinguished guests visiting the art exhibition at the National Art Gallery.

KUALA LUMPUR, March 27: The National Art Gallery (NAG) and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) are collaborating once again to ensure the success of the eCITRA 2019 Exhibition which is being held at NAG 2B Gallery here from now until April 15.

According to a statement, the exhibition which started on March 22 and is held every two years, showcases the works of academic staff and alumni from the Unimas Creative and Applied Arts Faculty (FSGK) since 2005.

It is a platform for these academic staff and the alumni of FSGK to promote and for the public to recognise their creative and innovative efforts.

The theme this year is called “eCITRA Digital X Culture” and the idea was inspired by the Sarawak state government’s digital economy transformation policy.

Group photo of the distinguished guests with Unimas vice-chancellor Professor Datuk Dr Mohamad Kadim Suaidi (third left).

There are 25 conventional and digital works such as Augmented Reality (AR), digital manipulation, QR Code, sound art, video, film, animation, installation, projection mapping and photography from 35 creators that is presented through this exhibition.

Among the contributors are Sylvester Jussem, Bartolomew Andoy, Yakup Mohd Rafee, Asrul Asshadie, Alexander, Fhytullah Hamzah, Ahmad Azaini, Terry Lucas, Auzani Zeda, Hasnizam Abdul Wahid, RH Hasan, Mohamad Faizuan Mat, Salmiah Abd Hamid, Qistina Donna Lee, Teo Miaw Lee, Aliffazraie Jali, Muhyiddin Mohammed, Yow Chong Lee, Mohd Affendi Azizan, Saiful Bahari, SamsurMohamad, Musdi Shanat, Mohamad Zamhari Abol Hassan, Endang Lestari, Ang Tse Chwan, Noorhaslina Senin, Syaryfah Fazidawaty, Maizatul Nurhuda, Wan Jamarul Imran Wan Abdullah Thani, Abdul R Dim, Siti Shahida Kamel, Mohamad Bahiri Ahmad, Mohd Shahmin Sahari, Md Arie Amizam and Faridah Sahari.

Other activities held during the exhibition include art talks featuring three papers titled “The Mun Dane Journey”, “Pesaka Manah: An Iban Living Legacy” and “A Retrospective View of Art and Technology at the Faculty of Apply and Creative Arts”. — DayakDaily