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Ismail Zain (1930-1991)
Ismail Zain has been the most outstanding & talented artist.
He is also described as the visionary of Malaysian Computer
Arts1. His work has open a new dimension of art, to a new
method, the digital art. Although he may not be the first to
use the computer technology to create art with computers,
he has open our eyes to observed and understand much
further about art in a different perspective.
His work, especially the digital collages and computer print
has open a gateway to new world of digital art, as he explore
the computer to produced his artwork as a part of a new
medium. In his digital collages, images and text from varied
sources are merge in order to release their talents and the
meaning, regarding many issues, from culture, social issues,
economic, entertainment, religion, etc. His work, has inspired
many local artist, therefore, there's video art, and the latest,
1According to article, 'From Mass To Multimedia' First Electronic Arts
Catalogue, National Art Gallery.
website was created to honor Ismail Zain, and to
Prepared and edited by Muid Latif.