Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Photomedia and Design Club organises first photography exhibition

October 5, 2019

(From 2nd to 4th left) Associate Professor Ida, Esty and Tan at the end of the Photography Exhibition launching event.

KUCHING – In conjunction with the month-long What About Kuching 2019 (WAK 2019) festival, the Swinburne Photomedia and Design club launched their Photography Exhibition for Discover Kuching with the aim to showcase and promote Kuching lifestyle and culture through photographs.

The exhibition was open to the public and was held from 5 to 11 October 2019 at The Hills. The event also aimed to gather many local photography enthusiasts from different parts of Sarawak who share a common interest in photography and Kuching city.

The launching event was attended by Guest of Honour, former Member of Parliament for Stampin Julian Tan who represented Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs of Malaysia Chong Chieng Jen; Swinburne Sarawak’s Registrar and Director of Student Engagement Esty binti Mohd Sharkawi; and Head of School of Design and Arts Associate Professor Ida Fatimawati binti Adi Badiozaman.  

Advisors and members of the student club at an appreciation dinner.

Advisors and members of the student club at an appreciation dinner.

At the exhibition, the student club sold photographs and merchandise items where the sale proceeds were used to purchase household products and food for Hope Place Kuching. Hope Place Kuching is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to alleviating the plight of the poor and the deprived. 

Swinburne Photomedia and Design Club membership is open to all Swinburne students who are interested in photography and design. For more information, visit the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/swinpdc/

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Marcella Gider
Marketing Executive (Communications and Events)