Regional Identity of Malaysian Sculptors based on Social Cultural System
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- regional identity; sculptors; social cultural system
Modern Malaysian Sculpture began to grow rapidly due to the emergence of sculptors who majoring in sculpture and graduated from the School of Art and Design, MARA Institute of Technology in 1980’s. The early sculptors who started producing works of sculpture in Malaysia are Zakaria Awang, Ariffin Ismail, Mad Anuar Ismail, Ramlan Abdullah and many others. They studied in Art and Design at MARA Institute of Technology specializing in the field of sculpture. The second generation of sculptors in 1990’s such as Zulkifli Yusof and Raja Shahriman has been working with a variety approach with ideas on the development of sculpture in Malaysia. They were introduced by new approach from their studies abroad, specializing in sculpture. Results from analysis of the shape and pattern of modern Malaysian sculpture are that they have a strong belief on the question of the origin of regional identity as a cultural identity towards the local environment. They believe that Malaysian Modern Art should be based on local cultural roots through cultural objects and meaning from local symbols.
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TY - CONF AU - Abdul Halim Bin Husain PY - 2018/07 DA - 2018/07 TI - Regional Identity of Malaysian Sculptors based on Social Cultural System BT - Proceedings of the 2nd Social Sciences, Humanities and Education Conference: Establishing Identities through Language, Culture, and Education (SOSHEC 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 267 EP - 273 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/soshec-18.2018.59 DO - 10.2991/soshec-18.2018.59 ID - HalimBinHusain2018/07 ER -