IN THE CENTRAL SYRIAN DESERT, 2006. PHOTO: DR FIONA HILL. – TAASA Review December 2011
For people like me with very specialised areas of interest within the general field of the arts of Asia, TAASA has been the proverbial godsend for two main reasons.
Firstly, after returning to Australia after lengthy periods of living and working in the thick of things overseas, the gap in institutional collections and curatorial focus in some areas of Asian art in Australia could seem insurmountable.
This has seemed at times especially so in my own field of Islamic art and culture...