TAASA Members’ Diary
December 2013 - February 2014
Wednesday 4 December 2013 from 6-8 pm.
TAASA end-of-year party at the Korean Cultural Office, Elizabeth Street, Sydney
(opposite Museum Station). There will be Korean art and craft exhibits on show as well as a short Korean performance.
Price including canapes and drinks $20 for members: $25 for guests.
For further information and booking (essential) contact Ann Guild on firstname.lastname@example.org or (02) 9460 4579.
A DATE FOR YOUR 2014 DIARY
Thursday 27 February, for members and their guests: a Chinese banquet and introduction to Chinese Opera at the Marigold Restaurant, Haymarket. Fiona Reilly, Head of Costume at NIDA, will give a short talk; the application of the exotic make-up for Chinese Opera will be shown followed by a short performance.
For further information please contact Ann Guild on email@example.com or (02) 9460 4579.
TAASA EVENTS 2014
May TAASA Oration
This is a new initiative to introduce distinguished speakers and their challenging ideas. We are delighted to announce that Professor David Christian, Professor of Modern History at Macquarie University has agreed to be our initial TAASA Orator. Some TAASA members may recall that Prof Christian spoke at two TAASA seminars in 1999 and in 2000 and was the star speaker.
A weekend event in Canberra to view theIndonesian photography exhibition at the NGA as well as the ‘Bali’ exhibition also at the NGA.
A full day textile seminar at the Powerhouse Museum focussing on symbols on textiles.
Japanese war kiminos. A display and discussion by a noted collector.
We also plan Melbourne and Queensland based events - to be advised early in 2014.
Detail of man’s ikat sarong, Trengganu, Malaysia c.1900.
Woman’s embroidered dress, Afghanistan 1965-75
Ceremonial textile, Toraja people, Celebes (Indonesia) c.1900-1920
Palempore, Made for Export Market, India C. 1800
Collection Powerhouse Museum, Sydney