Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Asian Art textile talks at the National Gallery of Australia

Parkes Place, Parkes ACT
Contact ; Edie Young 6240 6409

Free lunchtime talks  @ 12.45 pm  

Tuesday 12 July 12.45 pm
Japanese shibori technique and Keiko’s contemporary textile practice
Keiko Amenomori-Schmeisser, Japanese textile artist, speaks about her work and the methods and production of contemporary shibori. She will show samples and works in progress of this traditional Japanese dyeing technique which she uses in her work.
n the Small Theatre 

Tuesday 19 July
Brocade patchwork and Buddhist symbolism   
Melanie Eastburn, Curator, speaks about the form and symbolism of a Japanese Buddhist priest’s mantle of luxurious brocade patchwork.
East Asian gallery

Other Asian art events this Winter

Tuesday 9 August
Krishna’s secret
Free lunchtime talk  @ 12.45 pm
Dr Richard Barz, Head of Program in Hindi and Urdu, Australian National University, introduces the Gallery’s temple hanging of the popular Hindu god, Krishna, as Shri Nathji and reveals the secret in Shri Nathji’s hidden hand.
Indian gallery

Sunday 21 August 2.00 pm
Free screening : Sita sings the blues
DVD, 2008, unrated, 81 mins
An infectious and dazzling animated interpretation of the Indian epic Ramayana, this film explores love and loyalty in mythical India and modern America. Writer, director, producer Nina Paley.
James O Fairfax Theatre

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