Abstract


Computer - Related Experiments in Art and Technology Studio (c.r.e.a.t.e.s) - Locating Media, Medium and Content

Hasnizam Abdul Wahid

A platform to present research projects the Computer-Related Experiments in Art and Technology Studio (c.r.e.a.t.e.s) was established in the mid 90s at the Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts (FACA), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. The primary objectives of its establishment were to promote new media art, and to experiment with all available and possible form of media, medium and technology. Among its significant contribution was the development of the art in the form of technological works, presented through the 1st Electronic Art Show presented at the National Art Gallery in 1997. According to their curators, this was regard as the 'new media art' exhibition, as well as giving an overview of practice in the art and electronic media in Malaysia. This paper will discuss some of the issues relating to c.r.e.a.t.e.s since it was established including examples of artworks produced, issues and its future direction.



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