Malaysia-Canada Interculture Exhibition: Indigenous Identities
(Pameran Antarbudaya Malaysia-Kanada: Jatidiri Peribumi)
10th September – 31st October 2014
Museum of Asian Art, Universiti Malaya
In Spring and Fall of 2011, co-curators; Associate Professor Salmah Abu Mansor, Principal Fellow-Institute of Ethnic Studies, National University of Malaysia, Malaysia and Sam Carter, Professor Emeritus-Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada selected applied arts from indigenous communities across Malaysia and Canada.
The exhibition is presented by the Canadian Society for Asian Arts, the Institute of Ethnic Studies, National University of Malaysia, Aboriginal Studies-Emily Carr University of Art and Design and with assistance from the governments of Canada and Malaysia.
Thirty examples of Malaysian and thirty examples of Canadian applied arts from indigenous communities from Malaysia-Canada Interculture Exhibition : Indigeneous Identities “Pameran Antarabudaya Malaysia-Kanada : Jatidiri Peribumi”
This “bi-lateral” (Malaysia and Canadian) exhibition includes a diverse range of funtional works including baskets, textiles, jewelry, mats, sourvenirs, scarves, hats, bangles, musical instruments, toys, tools, etc. These recent design products represent both tradisional designs as well as new innovative works. Some design products apply images of local flora and fauna using only natural materials with old and new tools. Other designs share stories and are expressive of design traditions within indigenous communities. Certain objects explore new images and visual language combining old with new and local with global design influences.
The exhibition features affordable, well-designed and well-crafted objects that may be collected by museums and or by tourist as “souvenirs”.
Sam Carter (604) 921.5455
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