TAASA TEXTILE STUDY GROUP, NSW The TSG meets in the Annie Wyatt Room at the S.H Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill in Millers Point from 6 ­ 8pm. Light refreshments provided. $15 members, $20 non-members. The venue is close to Wynyard station and parking is available on site. Enquiries to Marianne Hulsbosch: marianne@hulsbosch.com.au. – TAASA Review March 2017


This article was originally found in the March 2017 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 26, Issue 1, Page 28).

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Tuesday 14 March 2017 Shifting trends and trade of Kashmir shawls: Conversations with shawl artisans, designers and collectors.

Deborah Emmett, owner and CEO of Tradition Textiles and lecturer at the ACU Sydney. Unlike many traditional textile artisans in India, the handcrafted shawl community in Kashmir continues to thrive. Showcasing exquisite examples, Deborah will present an overview of their position in contemporary India. Tuesday 9 May 2017 – TBC TAASA QLD World Tea Gathering event Saturday 1 April, 1-5pm As part of the pre-launch for World Tea Gathering 2018, founder Adam Wojcinski, together with Melbourne based performance artist Yumi Umiumare will speak about new directions for the Japanese Tea ceremony at a lunch at a member’s home – followed by an interactive Chanoyu performance in the Satou House tatami room gallery.

RSVP essential as numbers are limited: taasa.qld@gmail.com...