TAASA Study Groups

Study Groups

TAASA’s specialist study groups meet on a regular basis and are open to all members for in-depth study in a relaxed, social and collaborative environment. To become a TAASA Member, please visit our Membership page.

NSW Textile Study Group

Since its inception in 1994, the Textile Study Group, Sydney has provided members with a regular forum to study and appreciate all aspects of Asian textiles and adornment.

Meetings take place in a relaxed and social environment, where members enjoy presentations from either international & national experts or from within the group, as all are encouraged to research & present their own textile passions.

For more information, contact Liz Williamson at liz.williamson@unsw.edu.au.

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Colours of Nations: the 3rd Biennale of Natural Dyes

Presented by Liz Williamson to the Textile Study Group

This presentation to the Textile Study Group will give an overview of the remarkable collections at the China National Silk Museum and the Biennale events 'Sources of Colours' exhibition showing naturally dyed historical Chinese silk fragments and 'Colours of Nations' symposium featuring contemporary textiles.

NSW Ceramics Study Group

The TAASA Ceramics Study Group, Sydney offers members the opportunity for serious, in depth study of ceramics from all parts of Asia. The group aims to provide a convivial meeting point for collectors, curators and anyone interested in Asian ceramics and its place in the culture of Asia, as well as in contemporary ceramics that follow Asian ceramic traditions.

For more information, contact Margaret White at margaret.artmoves@gmail.com

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Porcelain Renaissance: Sin-Ying Ho’s ‘New Export China’

Zoom Lecture with Alex Burchmore

Alex Burchmore will introduce the work of the New York-based ceramacist Sin-ying Ho and examine the larger genre of ‘New Export China’ to which she has contributed over the past two decades.

QLD Textile Interest Group

Collectors, conservators, academics and curators gather as opportunities arise to focus on aspects of the vast and colourful world of Asian textiles.

For more information, contact Mandy Ridley at taasa.qld@gmail.com

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QLD Ceramics Interest Group

The Brisbane based Ceramics Interest Group regularly meets in a member’s home for a light meal followed by a handling session concentrating on one or more aspects of contemporary and historical Asian ceramics.

For more information, contact James MacKean at taasa.qld@gmail.com

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