Spirit of Wood: The Art of Malay Woodcarving

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Periplus Editions (HK) Limited, 2003 - Art - 176 pages
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In Malaysia, woodcarvers are venerated as artists who have a mystical affinity with wood. This collection of over 250 photographs and line drawings explores the mystical connection between Malaysian woodcarvers and their craft.

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About the author (2003)

Dr. Farish A Noor is a Malaysian political scientist and human rights activist who has written extensively about Malaysia's past and the politics of history in the country, and is an avid collector of Malaysian art and antiquities.

Eddin Khoo has written extensively on Malay arts and crafts. He is currently involved in establishing a foundation to support the culture of the east coast of the Malay Peninsula.

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