Pertubuhan Wakaf Reka Grafik Malaysia (wREGA) / Graphic Design Association of Malaysia: EXCO handover meeting 2012. Learning the operations + management of an association.
The small ‘w’ stands for ‘wakaf’; something that is given for the benefit of the community (sesuatu yang diberikan untuk kegunaan orang ramai sebagai derma). It is also a traditional form of shelter under which people convened and had discussions, relax, or to be alone to reflect on life. ’REGA’ is an old Malay word for ‘value’.
While the scene of his first live digital art projection with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra was projected on the screen, it seems from a distance as if he is directly in control of what’s going on in the screen within the screen. My self-illusion of space across time.
The kinda stuffs we don’t learn or share in design schools here. Too often had we refer to foreign examples instead of looking at ourselves; for who they are and what they did. Pieces of arguments of how/why design identities were lost in translation.