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Lecture 1

An Introduction to Islamic Art of the Malay World

Code : VCS 155
Level : Diploma
Credit Unit : 02
Credit Hour : 02
Part : 02
Course status : Core
Course Outcome
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
1. Comprehend the concept and theories
underlying the Islamic Art
2. Able to appreciate works of Islamic Art of the
Malay World
3. Able to apply the knowledge in their studio
Course Description
This is an introduction course to the Islamic Art of
the Malay World. It covers the definition and
fundamental concepts and basic theory in Islamic art.
The discussion will be on various aspects of Islamic
art from formalistic and contextual approach
Syllabus Content

1. Introduction to the course
2. Definition of Islamic Art
3. The concept and principle
4. The creative process
5. The concept of the Malay World
6. Quran and Manuscripts
7. Mosques
8. Textiles and Costumes

9. Woodwork
10. Metalwork
11. Ceramics

Teaching Methodology
Blended Learning

1. Test : 15%
2. Assignment : 15%
3. Participation : 10%
4. Final Examination : 60%

Total : 100%

Abbas Alias dan Norwani Md. Nawawi. 2006. Pakaian
Melayu Sepanjang Zaman. Kuala Lumpur: DBP.

Dzul Haimi bin Md. Zain et. Al.,2006. Ragam Hias Al-
Quran di Alam Malayu. Kuala Lumpur: Utusan

________2007. Seni I slam. Kuala Lumpur: Univision.

________1999. Bibliografi Seni I slam. Kuala Lumpur:

Islamic Art Museum, 2005. The Message & Monsoon.
I slamic Art of South East Asia. Kuala Lumpur: IAMM

Islamic Art Museum, 2006. Al-Quran. The Sacred Art
of Revelation. Kuala Lumpur: IAMM.

Jabatan Muzium Malaysia, 2006. Manifestasi Tulisan
J awi. Kuala Lumpur: JMM Malaysia.

Othman Yatim, Batu Aceh, Johore: Muzium Negeri

_______1990. Epigrafi I slam Terawal di Nusantara.
Kuala Lumpur: DBP

Syed Ahmad Jamal. 1992. Rupa dan J iwa. Kuala
Lumpur: DBP.

Zakaria Ali, 1994. I slamic Art in South East Asia. Kuala
Lumpur: DBP.