Dr Hee Sook Lee-Niinioja is a scholar/journalist/artist/designer. An Asian pioneer student in Scandinavia (1975), she holds the following degrees: BA journalism: South Korea; BA & MA art-design: Norway; MA visual communication: USA; PhD architecture: UK. Specialising in comparisons of Hindu-Buddhist/Christian/Islamic architecture, cultural heritage, and semiotics, she has authored monographs, conference papers, and articles and delivered lectures at universities/institutes/NGOs worldwide. From 2017-20 she was President of ICOMOS-ICICH (Scientific Committee on Intangible Cultural Heritage).
Hee Sook Lee-Niinioja
This book assesses the continuity and significance of Hindu-Buddhist design motifs in Islamic mosques in Java. The volume investigates four pre-Islamic motifs in Javanese mosque ornamentation from the 15th century to the present day: prehistoric tumpals, Hindu-Buddhist kala-makaras, lotus buds, and scrolls. READ MORE
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