ISSN: 1675-3410
eISSN: 2180-4311


Wacana Seni Journal of Arts Discourse, a refereed journal of the School of the Arts, published by Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia, promotes the advancement of scholarly knowledge about visual art, performance art, music and design particularly in Malaysia and Asia. The journal publishes scholarly articles, research paper and findings, artist’s project, conversational dialogues with prominent artists, as well as reviews of books, recordings, exhibitions, and performances.

This journal is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and listed in Index Islamicus, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Ranked Journal List, Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM), Stanford University Library, Google Scholar, MyCite, and Asean Citation Index. Also available on EBSCOHost.

Wacana Seni uses ScholarOne Manuscripts, a web based system for the submission and reviewing processes of articles. Researchers interested in submitting their papers must first register at the website at

All articles are accessible via the journal's website and selected indexing databases.

For further inquiries please email: Editor-in-Chief: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Safrizal Shahir,

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