TAASA Review Issues

September 1999

Vol: 8 Issue: 3
Editor: Ann MacArthur

Cover Photo
The ruins of Ak-Sarai at Shakhrisabz. Chromolithograph from an original drawing by Nicolai Simakoff in Russian Turkestan in 1879, printed in St Petersburg in 1882. Powerhouse Museum, 97/25/5.

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Members’ Diary


SYDNEY 

EVENING WITH THE ARTIST
Thursday 7 October 6.30pm
Quadrivium, Level 2 Queen Victoria Building, George Street, Sydney

Chinese calligrapher Liang Xiaoping discusses and demonstrates her work in the exhibition Spirit of the new millennium – Chinese Calligraphy – The Brush of Liang Xiaoping at Quadrivium Gallery. Drinks will be served.

MELBOURNE 

SEMINAR RAPT IN COLOUR – KOREAN TEXTILES
November, date to be announced

TAASA Victoria has been asked to organise a seminar in conjunction with the exhibition Rapt in colour: Korean textiles of the Chosen dynasty on view at the Immigration Museum from 10 November- 27 February 2000.

For further information closer to the date contact Marjorie Ho 03 9859 6277 or the Immigration Museum 03 9927 2727.

MUSICAL MOMENT 

Yuri Takahashi and Tuong Tin group at the Burmese music segment of TAASA’s Classical Music of Asia series.

TUONG TIN AND HIS GROUP FOLLOWING THEIR CONCERT AT THE ART GAllERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES AS PART Of TAASA’S CLASSICAI. MUSIC Of ASIA SERIES. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: TA KAW WAH, KYAW SAN, TUONG TIN, DR AND MRS NY1 NYI AND YURI TTAKAHASHI. DR NYI NYI, WHO HAS HAD A LONG CAREER IN BURMESE GOVERNMENT INCLUDING A POSTING AS BURMESE AMBASSADOR TO AUSTRALIA AND DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF UNICEF, REMARKED FOLLWONG THE CONCERT THAT IN HIS MANY YEARS AS A CAREER DIPLOMAT HE HAD NEVER HEARD A BETTER PERFORMANCE Of BURMESE CLASSICAL MUSIC!

CENTRAL ASIA

DEE COURT (LEFT), AND GILL GREEN (CENTRE) WITH GUEST LECTURER SHEILA PAINE (RIGHT) AT THE SILKEN STEPPES EXHIBITION OPENING AT NOMADIC RUG TRADERS, SYDNEY.

Table of contents

MEMBERS’ DIARY

VOICEOVERS – 5TH GUINNESS CONTEMPORARY ART PROJECT – Victoria Lynn

BEYOND THE FUTURE – THE THIRD ASIA-PACIFIC TRIENNIAL

IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN – THE KENNETH AND YASUKO MYER COLLECTION OF CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ART, QUEENSLAND ART GALLERY – Michael Brand

A RUSSIAN OBSERVER OF CENTRAL ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS IN THE POWERHOUSE MUSEUM EXHIBITION BEYOND THE SILK ROAD: ARTS OF CENTRAL ASIA – Christina Sumner

12  ARX – CONTEXUALISING THE PERTH FORUM

WHITENESS IN ASIA – Lee Weng Choy
ARTIST’S VIEW- SCHOOL FOR MAGICIANS – Joan Grounds
REFLECTING ON THE NOTION OF EXCHANGE – Suhanya Raffel

18  IDEAS ABOUT THE MEANING AND ROLE OF MUSIC IN CHINA – Tony Wheeler

22  IDENTITIES – VERLIE JUST

23  THE BODY AS TERRITORY – REKHA RODWITTIYA AND SURENDRAN NAIR IN NOOSA

24  9 LIVES

25  TOKYO VOGUE – JAPANESE/ AUSTRALIAN FASHION – GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY EXHIBITION

26  REVIEWS AND PREVIEWS

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