FCM Students & Lecturers Share Insight on Smart City with Shanghai University
From 23rd until 29th July 2017, members of the Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM) stayed in Shanghai as guests of Shanghai University of Engineering Science (SUES) China as participants in a Smart City-themed workshop. MMU's representatives comprised five students, Yang, Tong Xin Hua, Tan Min Fei, Miow Shan Ni And Brian Ma, as well as 2 lectures, Dr. Lim Kok Yoong and Dr. Forest Lim Yang Peng.
The workshop was a collaboration between lectures and students of SUES, Dongsoe University in South Korea, and MMU. It was organised to address the modern challenges of urban cities and promote creative thinking and technology development in response to issues of energy, waste, mobility, landscapes and cultural preservation, which determine the quality of city dwelling life.
Among other activities, this workshop entailed a guest lecture titled 'The Movinf City' by Dr. Lim Kok Yoong, a roundtable discussion with stakeholders, a forum and discussion, as well as media art exhibition. Among the works featured in the exhibition were 'No Man's Land' by Dr. Lim Kok Yoong, "Forest in Winter" by Dr. Forest Lim, " Memory" by Yang and Tong Xin Hua, " Painting Musicfication" by Brian Ma and lastly " Interactive Koi Pond" by Tan Min Fei and Shan Ni.