Spiritual Nourishment embodied in Design

Welcome! Here we share some images of deep calm and mystery: These photos by Catherine Schieve from the Islamic Arts Museum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2013). "I worked in Malaysia for several months creating visual, audio and video documentaries exploring the great diversity of Malaysian cultural and religious expressions. Enjoy."  - Catherine

  Symmetrical ceiling design - looking up at the dome inside the Islamic Museum, Kuala Lumpur.

Symmetrical ceiling design - looking up at the dome inside the Islamic Museum, Kuala Lumpur.

  Screen design echoing traditional marble carved screens; Islamic Museum, Kuala Lumpur.    

Screen design echoing traditional marble carved screens; Islamic Museum, Kuala Lumpur.

 

  A panel of hand-lettered sacred text. Ancient Qur'an manuscript;  Islamic Museum, Kuala Lumpur.

A panel of hand-lettered sacred text. Ancient Qur'an manuscript;  Islamic Museum, Kuala Lumpur.