Baharudin Mohd Arus

b. 1951, Malaysia
Lives and works in Malaysia

Baharudin Mohd Arus is one of Malaysia’s pioneering media artists. He received his BFA and PhD from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia and his MA from the University of Tulsa, USA. Interested in motors from a young age, Baharudin has been making robotic sculptures and kinetic artworks since 1989.

He participated in the Balai Seni Visual Negara’s Young Contemporary Art Exhibition in 1969, 1971, 1975 and 1981. Baharudin is a professor at Universiti Malaysia Sabah and has also written several papers on fine art, art education, the indigenous art of Malaysia, the art of Brunei and Islamic art history. He is currently a lecturer in the Art and Design faculty at City University Malaysia.

Biography information from National Gallery Singapore, June 2023

Country: Malaysia
Social Media: @bahar_arus