Picturing Islam: Art and Ethics in a Muslim Lifeworld
explores issues of religion, nationalism, ethnicity, and globalization through the life and work of the prominent contemporary Indonesian artist Abdul Djalil Pirous.
- Presents a unique addition to the anthropology of art and religion
- Demonstrates the impact of Islam, ethnicity, nationalism, and globalization on the work and life of an internationally recognized postcolonial artist
- Weaves together visual and narrative materials to tell an engrossing story of a cosmopolitan Muslim artist
- Looks at contemporary Islamic art and the way it has been produced in the world's largest Muslim nation, Indonesia
Keywords: Social & Cultural Anthropology, Islam, art, ethics, Indonesia, ethnography, ethnicity, globalization, religion, Abdul Djalil Pirous