Titled “Malaysia-Iran Islamic Art Exhibition 2022”, the event has been organized by the Iranian Cultural Centre (ICC) in collaboration with the Visual Arts Department of the University of Selangor (UNISEL).
According to a statement by the Iranian cultural center, the exhibition is an attempt to embody the spirit of Islam and Islamic culture. The exhibition includes pieces that incorporate verses from the Holy Quran and works showcasing the names and attributes of Allah the Almighty as well as the beauties of what God has created.
The exhibition presents more than 120 artworks from about 30 prominent Malaysian and Iranian artists, as well as from ICC’s collection.
Islamic Calligraphy (Quranic Art, Kufi and Persian Naskh scripts), Paintings and Illuminations, Ceramics & tiles, Glass Works, metal works, photographs, digital artworks, and a splendid Persian handmade carpet, are amongst the several Islamic artworks exhibited in a very spiritual atmosphere.
The exhibition is also known as part of the activities of Malaysia Islamic Tourism Week (ITW), which takes place from June 20 to July 3, organized by the Islamic Tourism Centre — an agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia.
Iran Cultural Center is recognized as a strategic partner and collaborator of the ITW and a Certificate Of Appreciation was presented to Iran Cultural Counsellor Mohammad Oraee Karimi, by YB Dato Sri Hajah Nancy Shukri, Minister of Tourism, Arts & Culture Malaysia during the Inaugural Ceremony of Islamic Tourism Week (ITW) 2022.
The Malaysia-Iran Islamic Art Exhibition 2022 has been launched on June 18 and will continue up to July 5 at Iran Cultural Center, No 105, Jalan Ampang Hilir, KL.