Assoc. Prof. Hasnul Jamal Saidon

Staff Academic Hasnul  

Associate Professor (DS54)
[Design & New Media Technology]

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  On Study Leave (PhD)
   

Profile

Specialisation

New Media Theory & History, Contemporary Visual Art, Video Art, Painting, Drawing, Writing/editing, curating art exhibition, directing theatre/stage/video production, graphic designing and advertising concept, music composition and vocal, instruments (guitar, piano, drum, percussion – self-taught)

Education

1993 - MFA in Electronic Arts, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, USA 

1991 - BFA in Painting, Southern Illinois University, USA 

1988 - Diploma in Art & Design (Fine Art), Universiti Teknologi Mara, Shah Alam 

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Published Books / Exhibition Catalogues 

Ali, Zakaria (2008) From Lombong Bijih to Sinar Suria – Selected Works From the USM Fine Art Collection, Penang : Muzium & Galeri Tuanku Fauziah USM (in progress)

Saidon, Hasnul J (ed) (2008) Iqra’ – The Garden of Wisdom,  Penang : Muzium & Galeri Tuanku Fauziah USM (in progress)

Saidon, Hasnul J & Yong, Beverly (ed) (2007)  “Between Generations – 50 Years of Modern Art in Malaysia,Kuala Lumpur & Penang : Muzium & Galeri Tuanku Fauziah USM, UM & Valentine Willie Fine Art

Saidon, Hasnul J (ed) (2007) Majlis Pemasyhuran Muzium & Galeri Tuanku Fauziah USM”, Penang : Muzium & Galeri Tuanku Fauziah USM

______________ (2007) Ahmad Fuad – Dislocated, Kuala Lumpur :  Artspace Gallery
                                    
______________ (2004), Takung, Kuala Lumpur : National Art Gallery

______________ (2002), Semangat Besi - Retrospection of An Enigma, Kuala Lumpur : 
Petronas Gallery

Saidon, Hasnul J & Rajah, Niranjan (eds) (2000), E-ART ASEAN ONLINE, Kuala Lumpur : Faculty  of Applied & Creative Arts UNIMAS & National Art Gallery

Saidon, Hasnul J & Rajah, Niranjan (eds) (1997), 1st. Electronic Art Show, Kuala Lumpur :National Art Gallery 

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Published / Printed / Presented Articles and Papers 

Hasnul J Saidon, “Khat As A Form Of Visual Zikr”, in Konvensyen Negara Zikir, International Convention Center, Brunei Darussalam, 2008

Hasnul J Saidon, “Reframing Zulkifli Yusof”, in Icon, Zulkifli Yusof’s Solo Echibition, Wei Ling Galery, Kuala Lumpur, 2008

______________, “Semangat Chandan – Contemporary Artists From The Land of Grace”, Chandan Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2008

______________, “Under-deconstruction – Contemporary Art in Malaysia After 1990” in Susurmasa (Timeline),National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2008

______________, “Under-deconstruction – Contemporary Art in Malaysia After 1990” in Sidang Seni (Art Convention), National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2008

______________, “An Overview of Contemporary Art in Malaysia After 1990” in International Convention on Conservation For the 20st.Century,  National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2008

______________, “Journey Across Borders – Electronic Media & Performance” in Relocations – The Electronic Art of Hasnul Jamal Saidon & Niranjan Rajah, Singapore Management University, Singapore, 2008

______________, “From The Heart & Eyes Of A Friend : Masnoor Ramli Mahmud” in Matahati, Petronas Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2008

______________, “Fauzan Omar: Resonance” in Fauzan Omar – An Overview, 12 Artspace, Kuala Lumpur, 2008

______________,“Journey Towards Abstraction”, in Journey, Ch’ng Huck Teng Solo Exhibition, Penang, 2007

______________ “Northern Exposures – Two Women Artists Working in Penang”, in Northern Exposures – Joint Exhibiton by Rozana Mohamed & Tetriana Ahmed Fauzi, Muzium &Galeri Tuanku Fauziah & Pelita Hati House of Art, Penang & Kuala Lumpur, 2007
            
______________, “Some Thoughts and Suggestions On Rumah Shukri & Umi” inWarning!Tapircrossing,Patisatustudio, Shah Alam, 2007

______________ “Shaparel & Pusaka Rimbanya” in Pusaka Rimba, Shaparel Saleh Solo Exhibition, Muzium & Galaeri Tuanku Fauziah, USM,Penang, 2007

______________, “Fauzan Omar:Resonance – Introductory Note”, Fauzan Omar Solo Exhibition, Muzium & Galeri Tuanku Fauziah, USM, Penang, 2007

______________, “Converging Art & Science Under One Roof in USM”, in Sentap, Issue No. 5, Teratak Nuromar, Ipoh, 2007

______________,  “A Filtered Overview of Artworks by 11 Contemporary Malaysian Artists” in Filtered, Wei Ling Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2007

______________, “Negating Paradox” in Hamidi Abdul Hadi Solo Exhibition, Wei Ling Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2007

______________, “Cross-Cultural Design As An Introductory Course For First year Students in USM (Universiti Sains Malaysia)” in Contemporary Southeast Asian Art Seminar, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, 2006

______________, “A Non-Objective Review of Kamal Sabran’s Heaven & Earth”, in Sentap, Issue No. 5, Teratak Nuromar, Ipoh, 2006

______________, “Community-based projects as a part of Audience Development Stratergy     for Art Museum” in Asia Art Museums Directors’ Forum, National Museum of China, Beijing, China, 2006

______________, “Ke Arah Pembangunan Teknologi Dalaman – Meninjau Keserasian Prinsip-Prinsip Teknologi Media Baru Dengan Kesenian, Kebudayaan & Warisan Tempatan” in Seminar Seni, Budaya dan Warisan, PWTC, Kuala Lumpur, 2006

______________, “Revisiting the Lone Voice in the Wilderness” in Nirmala Shanmughalingam’s solo exhibition “Tsunami 2005”, USM Museum & Art Gallery, Penang, 2006

 ______________, “MTV@Malay TV?”, USM ABN-AMRO Arts & Cultural Center, Penang, 2006

______________, “Random Order” in Sentap, Issue No. 4, Teratak Nuromar, Ipoh, 2006

______________, “Supposed To Be A Script For A Reality TV” in Sentap, Issue No.3, Teratak 
Nuromar, Ipoh, 2006

______________, “Mengembara Dengan Lukisan” in UlangTayang, Teratak Nuromar, Ipoh, 
2006
______________, “Journey Across Borders” in Humind – Solo Exhibition by Shamsul Bahari, USM Museum & Art Gallery, Penang, 2006

 ______________, “Notes on Eng Tay’s Recent Sculptures” in Sha-A-Ya : The Roots of Asia The Asian Sculpture Exhibition. Bidadari Art Gallery, Ubud, Indonesia, 2005

______________, “The Roles of Creative Elites in the Politics of Identity” in Seminar Tahunan IKD : Membangun-semula Makna Diri Malaysia, organized by Institut Kajian Dasar dan Konrad Foundation, Pearl International Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 2005

______________, “A Letter to Noor Azizan Paiman & Roslisham Ismail” in Lightweight vs Heavyweight, Maya Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2005

______________, “The Use of Internet for an International Collaborative Project” in Sentap, Issue No.2, Teratak Nuromar, Ipoh, 2005

______________, “Perkembangan Media Baru Dalam Bidang Seni Visual di Malaysia” in Seminar – Enriching Visual Art Activities in Malaysia, organized by Institut Teknologi MARA & Ministry of Arts, Culture & Heritage, UiTM Perak branch, Seri Iskandar, Perak, 2005

______________ “Light or Colors Am I – The Keroncong of Painting” in Keroncong – Sabri Idrus Solo Exhibition, Wei Ling Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2005

______________ “The Use of Internet for an International Collaborative Project” in Leonardo Electronic Almanac. Vol. 12, No. 8, August 2004

______________ “In The Name of Time” in BMS 2004, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2004

______________ “Visual Invocation”, Daud Rahim Solo Exhibition, Artspace Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2004

______________ “Lorek-Lorek”, Keroncong – Sabri Idrus Solo Exhibition, Townhouse Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2004

______________ “Cabaran Praktis Seni Elektronik Dalam Era Maklumat” in Wacana Seni, Penerbit USM, Pulau Pinang, 2003

______________ “Cabaran Praktis Seni Elektronik Dalam Era Maklumat” in Persoalan Seni Rupa SezamanYayasan Kesenian Perak, 2003

______________ “Mencari Pahlawan” Bayu Utomo Solo Exhibition, Kuala Lumpur, 2003

______________ “Wabi di Laman Zen – Untuk Yang Bergelar Bonda”, in Anjung Seri, January, Kuala Lumpur, 2003

______________ “Untuk Yang Bergelar Isteri”, in Anjung Seri, Mac, Kuala Lumpur, 2003

______________ “Kocak di Fukuoka 1 & 2” in Warkah Seni, Laman Web Yayasan Kesenian Perak, Disember 2003

______________ “Media Technology in the Malaysian Contemporary Art Practices” in Petronas Day Art Seminar, Petronas Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2003

______________ “Media Art In Malaysia : An Overview” Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan, 2003

______________ “Transcending Boundaries : Media & Performance in Malaysia” Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan, 2003

______________ “Upload-Download : Concluding Report” Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan, 2003

______________ “Crossing Boundaries : Multimedia & Performance” in PSI Seminar, City Bayview Hotel, Penang, 2003

______________ “Post-modern Encounters” in Malaysian Young Contemporaries, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2002

______________ “Tentang Ekspressionisma, Polemik Mencari Diri dan Hikayat yang Melingkarinya” in Diri : Bayu Utomo Radjikin, Solo Exhibition Catalogue, 2001

______________ “Cabaran Pembangunan Seni Elektronik Dalam Era maklumat” , in Petronas Art Convention, Kuala Lumpur, 2001

______________ “E-Art Asean Online”, in Symposium on Online Learning 2000, UNIMAS, Kota Samarahan, 2000

______________ “The Evolution of Electronic Art in Malaysia” (Co-writer with Niranjan Rajah), in Art Asia Pacific, Special Issue on New Media (July), Australia, 2000

______________ “Projek E-Art Asean Online – Cabaran Pembangunan Seni Elektronik 

______________Dalam Era Maklumat” in National Convention on Visual Art Education, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2000

______________ “Berdialog Dengan Perca Moden” in Berita Harian, Jun 28, 2000
 
______________ “Dalang Pinggiran Di Belakang Skrin” in Berita Harian, July 6, 2000

______________ “Seni Tampak Dalam Era Maklumat” in Berita Harian, July 7, 2000

______________ “Keadilan Perlu Pengorbanan” in Berita Harian, July 8, 2000

______________ “Dekonstruksi Mitos Rambo” in Berita Harian, October 2, 2000

______________ “Menyelami Seni Siber Siew Woei” in Berita Harian, August 25, 2000

______________ “Kemelut Budaya Generasi Skrin” in Berita Harian, August 28, 2000

______________ “Ilmu Amron Kukuh Berpaksi” in Berita Harian, December 2000 :

______________ “Reinventing Content and Constructing Interface” in AKU : 99 Potret Diri, Petronas Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 1999

______________ “Epilogue for the 20th. Century” in SAKSI Online # 6 at http://www.saksi.com, 1999

______________ “The B-Side : Refleksi Dari Pinggiran” in The B-Side Exhibition, Pelita Hati Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 1999

______________ “E-Art Asean Online” IDEA Seminar, UNIMAS Kota Samarahan, 1999

______________ “An Overview of Hyperview” in Crossing Boundaries – 9th. International Conference of  Asia Pacific Confederation for Arts Education, Singapore, 1999

______________ “Converging Art & Technology – UNIMAS’s Experience” in ALAMI – Art Inspires Science Camp, Langkawi, 1999

______________ “Luminous xxxx-Video Art Online, Offline, In Between the Lines” in Malaysian Video Awards Seminars & Workshop, PWTC Kuala Lumpur, 1999

______________ ‘UNIMAS Creates – Computer-Related Experiments in Art & Technology Studio” in Leonardo – Journal of Art & Science, MIT Press, USA, March, 1999

______________ “From Mass to Multimedia” in a Public Lecture Program, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 1997

______________ “Innovation in a Digital Space – Nurturing the Spirit of Experimentation Through Courses in Electronic Arts” in UNIMAS Today, Kota Samarahan, 1997

______________ “Art in the Age of Information Technology” a Public Lecture Program, Petronas Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 1997

______________ “The Images of Jambori Rimba” in Jambori Rimba – A Tribute to the Malaysian Rainforest, Program Book, UNIMAS, Kota Samarahan, 1996

______________ “Explorasi” (co-writer with Niranjan Rajah) Interactive CD-ROM exhibition catalogue, 1996
 
______________ “UNIMAS creates – Computer-Related Experiments in Art & Technology Studio” in ISEA 96 (International Symposium of Electronic Art), Rotterdam, Holland, 1996

______________ “A Fictional Dialogue – With Dissonant Voices in Background” in Bayu Utomo Solo Exhibition Catalogue, Five Arts Center, Kuala Lumpur, 1995

______________ “What? Dissonant Questions in the Midst” in Lalang, Warboxes & Killing Tools Group Exhibition Catalogue, Five Arts Center, Kuala Lumpur, 1995

______________ “Experimental Video” in a screening program at British Council, Kuala Lumpur, 1995

______________ “Dari Mata Hati” in Mata Hati Group Exhibition Catalogue, Matahati Group, Kuala Lumpur, 1994

______________ “Video Sebagai Medium Seni Halus” in UKM Film & Video Festival, Bangi, 1994

______________ “Komputerisasi KSSR” in ITM’s School of Art & Design Academic Conference, Cherating, 1994

______________ “Aesthetic Expression of Tawhid – The Question of Survival” Thesis for MFA Electronic Arts, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1993

______________ “Four Perceptions” Group Exhibition Catalogue, Center Stage Performing Arts, Kuala Lumpur, 1989

______________ “Pengenalan Kepada Penghayatan Estetika” Thesis for Diploma Art &

Design, MARA Institute of Technology, Shah Alam, 1988

Recognitions

2005/2006
Best Entries Design for "Demi Masa" (Coordinator & Creative Director) - Outreach & Community Relations Award, Association of Commonwealth Public Relations, Marketing Communications Network. Toronto, Canada

2003
Researcher in Residence & Research Grant, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan
Anugerah Sanggar Sanjung (Kategori: Kreativiti, Peringkat Kebangsaan), USM, Penang
A nugerah AKAS Anjung Seri (Kategori Rumah Terbaik Keseluruhan)
Anugerah AKAS Anjung Seri (Kategori Rumah Terbaik, Teres Dua Tingkat)
Anugerah Khidmat Cemerlang USM, Penang

1999
Anugerah Khidmat Cemerlang, UNIMAS, Sarawak

1996
Selected Malaysian Artist, 2nd. Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, Australia

1995
Honorable Mention, Philip Morris ASEAN Art Awards, Jakarta, Indonesia
Winner/Jurors’ Choice, Philip Morris Malaysian Art Awards, Malaysia
Best Young Experimental Video, Malaysian Video Awards, Malaysia

1994
Best Experimental Video, National Video Competition, Malaysia 
Minor Award, Young Contemporary Competition, Malaysia 
Consolation Prize, Kenyir Ecofest Mural Competition, Malaysia

1993
Best Student Video, 17th. Atlanta Film & Video Festival, USA

1992
Best of Show Award, Southern Illinois University, USA

1991
Student Purchase Award, Southern Illinois University, USA

1998
Best Student, School of Art & Design, MARA Institute of Technology, Malaysia 
Best Student, Fine Art Department, MARA Institute of Technology, Malaysia

1987
Selected Malaysian Youth Artist, ASEAN Youth Painting Workshop, Singapore

Communities

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Solo & Two Man Exhibitions

2007
“Re-Locations – The Electronic Arts of Hasnul J Saidon & Niranjan Rajah” Singapore Management University, Singapore 

2005
“In Between The Lines – A Retrospective of Drawing Works” Adiwarna Gallery, USM, Penang : “Hasnul J Saidon – Private Viewing” Artspace Gallery, Kuala Lumpur 

1997
“HYPErview” Ceative Center, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (computer animation, interactive cd-rom, video installation, digital collage, drawing & painting) 

1991
“Solo Painting Exhibition” Student Center, Southern Illinois University, USA 
“Solo Drawing Exhibition” School of Art, Southern Illinois University, USA 

Selected Visual Art Exhibitions 

2008
“Timeline” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (Video Installation)
 "Art to Wear” Pelita Hati Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (Mixed Media)
Semangat Chandan”, Chandan Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (Mixed Media)
“Mea Culpa”, RA Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur (Expanded Painting)

2007
“Asean Media Art Competition”, Jakarta, Indonesia
“Penang Artist’s Favourite” Muzium & Galeri Tuanku Fauziah, Penang (Digital Print)
Pancawarna Kasih”, Pelita Hati House Of Art, Kuala Lumpur (Mixed Media)
“Island to Island”, University of Tasmania, University of Hawaii & USM Penang (Video)
“50 Merdeka” Islamic Art Museum, Kuala Lumpur (Digital Print)
“Filtered”, Wei Ling Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (Digital Print)
“50 Ways to Live in Malaysia”, Petronas Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (Digital Print)
“Between Generations”, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur (Video Animation)
“Merdeka”, RA Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (Drawing)

2006
MTV@MALAY TV? USM ABN-AMRO Arts & Cultural Center, Penang (video)
Oasis”, Adiwarna Gallery, USM Penang (video)

2005
“Link : Penang-Beijing Contemporary Art Exhibition”, USM ABN-AMRO Arts & Cultural Center, Penang (painting)
  “Takung”, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (sculpture, installation & video)

2004
“Continuities : Contemporary Art Of Malaysia At The Turn Of The 21st. Century”, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China (video installation)
“Oasis-Rupa” Adiwarna Gallery, USM, Penang (painting)
“Siti Nurbaya – Warisan Seni Etnik & Tradisi”, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (video installation)

2003     :           
Upload-Download” Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan (video, internet art)
“Of Shadows & Images” Malmo, Sweeden (video)
“Of Shadows & Images” Barcelona, Spain (video)
“Of Shadows & Images” Madrid, Spain (video)
 “Oasis-Rupa”, Adiwarna Gallery, USM, Penang (painting & video)
“Water The First Element”  National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (video)

2001
“Rupa Malaysia” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (video installation)

2000 
“LIFA 2000” Langkawi International Festival of Art, Ibrahim Hussein Foundation & Museum, Langkawi, Kedah (video installation)
“Flow/Arus” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (video installation, online art, found objects)
“Dimensi” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (painting & video installation) “Malaysian Art Online” Pekan Seni Ipoh, Ipoh (online art)

1999     :           
Young Contemporary in Review” National Art Gallery (video installation, online art, found objects)
“AKU: Self Portrait” Petronas Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (mixed media)
“ALAMI-Art Insplires Science” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (video installation) 
“APA Art Exhibition” Kuala Lumpur (video)

1998
“Visual Echoes” Republic of Czech (interactive cd-rom & video)
“Recent Acquisition” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (painting & computer animation on video)

1997
“1st. electronic Art Show” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (interactive cd-rom & video installation)
“Malaysian Drawing” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (digital collage)
“Explorasi” Petronas Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (mixed media)

1996
“2nd. Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art” Brisbane, Australia (video installation)

1995
“Philip Morris Malaysian Art Awards” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (painting)
“Philip Morris ASEAN Art Awards” Jakarta, Indonesia (painting)
“Tresors International” Singapore (painting)

1994
“Culture in Context” Australia High Comm., Kuala Lumpur (video installation)
“Young Contemporary” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (video installation)

1993
“In The Precious Garden” iEAR Studio, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York (video installation)

1992
“Students Show” Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York (digital collage & video installation)

1991
"2 man Show” Carbondale, Illinois, USA (painting)
“In Your Outer Space” Carbondale, Illinois, USA (mixed media installation)

1990
“Open Show” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (painting)

1989
“Young Contemporary” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (painting)
“Four Perception Group Exhibition” Creative Centre, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (painting)

1988
“PPM Perdana Show” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (painting)
“Inspirasi Pahang” Australia High Comm, Kuala Lumpur (painting)
”Diploma Show” School of art & Design, MARA Institute of Technology, Shah Alam, (painting)

1987
“Open Show” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (painting)
“Tasik Chini” Australia High Comm., Kuala Lumpur (painting)      

 

Portfolios

hasnul 01

 Siri Hijab Nurbaya | mixed media | 2003

HASNUL GETARAN-JIWA

 GETARAN JIWA - P.Ramlee Merentas Zaman | Multimedia Musical Theatre | 2004

hasnul 02

 The Borrower of Ligt | Ved, Glass Box, Monitor | 2005