TEXTILE STUDY GROUP TALK ON BATIK DESIGN – 12 SEPTEMBER Rosalie Paino – TAASA Review December 2012

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This article was originally found in the December 2012 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 21, Issue 4, Page 26).

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Thienny Lee, currently pursuing a PhD degree at the University of Sydney, presented an illustrated talk titled Batik design, from traditional to contemporary, from craft to art at TAASA’s Textile Study Group meeting on 12 September 2012.

Forty people gathered in Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum’s curatorial cafe to listen to Thienny’s talk and discuss some of the issues she is researching.

Folks were treated to a selection of her beautiful and varied batik textile collection including a family heirloom owned by her grandmother, as well as an array of resource books. In her talk, Thienny pointed out that batik, the decorated textile made with wax resist methods, is well known as a major form of ...