Archiving of Art Works: Building a Network

By Mohd. Tajalli Abdullah, Elyna Amir Sharji, Vimala Perumal, Hanafiah Waiman and Hushinaidi Abdul Hamid.

Published by The Arts Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

This creative collection of database consisting of data and images of art works aims in the building of a larger network as a method of supporting the arts movement. Content, interface, networking and archiving system of high capasity of information should take into consideration a consciousness of a role on the society. The collection of important information and valuable knowledge concerning art works in a creative managerial system would provide interested parties and the future generation a basis for discussion. Thus the conventional forms of art works in 2D paintings and reliefs, and 3D sculptures are digitised into a new form of digital matter. The process and transformation of digitising until the stage of sharing the information in cyber space has certainly affected the preception and way of appreciating art forms. They also provide a new and interesting mode of sharing information and production of creative communication. This way, digital media corresponds to current technological needs of preserving the information.

Keywords: Archiving, Database, Images of Art Works

International Journal of the Arts in Society, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp.103-114. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1023.444KB).

Mohd. Tajalli Abdullah

Lecturer, Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Elyna Amir Sharji

Lecturer, Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Writer lectures in the Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University. Teaching fundamental art and design course, the subject deals with communicative art and explorative design works. Graduated with a degree in architecture and masters in science by research, the writer’s background is a diversity of topic of interests. Has an ability in architectural design as well as space usage implementation. Explores new methods in communicating art works in 2D and 3D as well as virtually. At present is a member of a research group that works on archiving of art projects and starting on her PhD concerning digital city and cyberspaces.

Vimala Perumal

Lecturer, Centre for Innovative Education (CINE),, Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Vimala Perumal was born in 1982, Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia. Vimala graduated from Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Malaysia, in the field of film and animation in 2003. Upon graduation, Vimala started her career in teaching visual research and communication at Multimedia University, where she obtained her Masters degree in knowledge management. Vimala was the production manager of the Malaysian feature film Chemman Chaalai (The Gravel Road) and the producer and scriptwriter for the feature film Chalanggai (Dancing Bells). The recent achievements of Vimala includes the winning script for their feature film entitled Chalanggai (Dancing Bells) from the Hubert Bals Fund of the International Film Festival Rotterdam and a film grant from the National Geographic All Roads Film Project. Vimala is currently pursuing her doctorate studies.

Hanafiah Waiman

Multimedia University, Selangor, Malaysia

Hushinaidi Abdul Hamid

Multimedia University, Selangor, Malaysia


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