SOAS University of London


THE SPIRIT OF WOOD – Salutation to a Living Art
Spirit of Wood Lectures at Brunei Gallery Auditorium
in conjunction with the exhibition Spirit of Wood, the Art of Malay woodcarving.


Wednesday 21st January 5.30p.m. –7.30p.m.
Dr Farish Noor, Mr Eddin Khoo, and Puan Rosnawati
Othman interpret the secrets and usage of the motifs in Malay woodcarving of Kelantan, Trengganu and Pattani.
Chaired by Dr Elizabeth Moore

Wednesday 28th January 5.30.p.m – 7.30 p.m.
Dr Fiona Kerlogue of the Horniman Museum, Dr Annabel Gallop of the British Library and Dr Othman Yatim Director of University Malaya's Museum of Asian Art look at the role of the motifs in a broader context.
Chaired by Dr Ulrich Kratz.