TAASA VICTORIA EVENTS Other worlds: Tai textiles – 13 June 2009 Speaker: Russell Howard Venue: Behruz Studio, 1509 Malvern Road, Glen Iris, Phone: 95102282 Russell Howard, collector of Tai textiles from Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Burma, will discuss the textiles he has collected from his most recent trip to the region. The textiles will be on display in the exhibition Other Worlds, at Behruz Studio 11 ­ 27 June. – TAASA Review June 2009


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Traditional arts of Uzbekistan: Cities and museums of the Silk Road – 7 July Speaker: Laura Jocic Venue: To be confirmed Laura Jocic is Curator, Australian Fashion and Textiles, at the National Gallery of Victoria.

She is also a collector of and specialist in Central Asian textiles and costumes.

She takes annual tours to Uzbekistan and in this talk will discuss the museums, markets and textiles she has encountered on her journeys...