Contact + CV




Education
Current
PhD Media Arts & Technology
University of California Santa Barbara, CA
Committee members : Curtis Roads, Clarence Barlow, George Legrady

2010
MFA Computer Art
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Thesis advisors : Joseph Nechvatal, Grahame Weinbren, Russet Lederman

2007
BFA New Media + Music Technology
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

2004
Diploma in Information Technology
Inpens College, Selangor, Malaysia

2002
Cert. in Information Technology
Inpens College, Selangor, Malaysia


Scholarships / Awards / Grants
2013
Deutsch Foundation
Summer Fellowship

2011
UC Santa Barbara
Block Grant Award

2010
National Visual Art Gallery Malaysia
Artist Travel Grant

First Place Award in Physical Interactive Category
ACM SIGGRAPH SpaceTime 2010 Student Competition

School of Visual Arts
The Paula Rhodes Memorial Award

2008 – 2010
MOHE (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia) / USM (Universiti Sains Malaysia)
Post-Graduate Studies Scholarship Award

2006
Silver Medal
Universiti Sains Malaysia Research and Innovation Exposition & Competition


Exhibitions / Conferences
2015
ISEA 2015 – 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art
Simon Fraser University
Vancouver, Canada

SMC 2015 – 12th Sound and Music Computing Conference
Maynooth University
County Kildare, Ireland

NIME 2015 – The 15th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

MAT End of Year Show
Elings Hall, UC Santa Barbara, California, USA

2014
ISMIR 2014 – The 15th International Society of Music Information Retrieval Conference
Taipei, Taiwan

MAT End of Year Show
Elings Hall, UC Santa Barbara, California, USA

2013
PIKSEL13 RIOT– The 11th annual Piksel festival for Electronic Art and Technological Freedom
Østre, Bergen, Norway

Megapolis Audio Festival 2013
The New School, New York City, USA

2012
MAT End of Year Show
Elings Hall, UC Santa Barbara, California, USA

2010
PIKSEL10 (Un)Stable – The 8th annual Piksel festival for Electronic Art and Technological Freedom
Stiftelsen 3,14, Bergen, Norway

Instruments for Unsent Letters – Audio Palimpsest
Harvestworks Digital Media Art Center, New York City, USA

Pixilerations [v.7] – A showcase of New Media Art and Interactive performance
First Works Festival, Downtown Providence, Rhode Island, USA

ACM SIGGRAPH SpaceTime 2010
SIGGRAPH 2010 – The 37th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques
Los Angeles Convention Center, California, USA

MFA Computer Art Thesis Exhibition
Visual Arts Gallery, New York City, USA

2009
User Generated
School of Visual Arts, Westside Gallery, New York City, USA

FILE – Festival Internacional de Linguagem Eletrônica (Electronic Language International Festival)
FILE’09 Exhibition – FILE 10 NURBS PROTO 4KT (FILE Media Art)
Galeria de arte do Sesi, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2007
LUKIS : Landasan Untuk Kemukakan Intelek Seni
USM School of Arts, BFA Thesis Exhibition
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

2006
Research and Innovation Exposition & Competition ’06
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

2005
FINAS (National Film Board of Malaysia) Student Film Festival ’05 (Finalist)
Dewan Budaya USM, Penang, Malaysia

NOKIA Upstart! Competition ’05 (Finalist)
Zouk, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia