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Mah Meri Unmasked Ma II: Digital Ethos

Exhibition Period:  1st November 2019  - 31 Disember 2019


INTRODUCTION

Museum of Asian Arts, Universiti Malaya (MSA) is proud to present its best collection of Mah Meri Moyang masks. In total, MSA has 118 masks that have been collected since 1980. Comes with each Mah Meri mask is the story of its origin. Elders convey these ancestral moyang stories through a time-honored practice of oral tradition. 

Ethos of the Mah Meri moyang masks have been digitized as a sustainable means to preserve the indigenous knowledge and culture that is unique to Selangor in Malaysia. More importantly, these digital ethos are for the future Mah Meri generation to treasure and protect as their cultural heritage.

This exhibition based from MyUMCare Grant, successfully done with AP Dr Faridahnoor Bt Mohammadnoor 2017-2019.

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Last Update: 28/03/2022