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Upcoming TAASA Events

TAASA'S 30th Anniversary Party

Wed, Jun 30, 2021
The Bond (Woollahra, NSW)

Unfortunately this event has had to be postponed due to the current Covid-19 restrictions.

The Tale of Genji

Mon, Jul 5, 2021

This Japanese classic from the 11th century has been a constant source of inspiration for artists of different schools, all seeking to convey the emotional intensity of the inter-personal relations they describe.

Dyeing in Rugs and Textiles with Ross Langlands 

Tue, Jul 13, 2021
National Trust Centre (Observatory Hill, NSW)

The subject of dyes in traditional textiles, and oriental rugs, in particular, has been one of the speaker’s consuming interests over the decades.

Sacred Love: The Gitgovinda of Jayadeva

Mon, Aug 2, 2021

The 12th century Indian Gitagovinda (Song to God) is an extended poem celebrating the love between Radha and Krishna

The Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Mon, Sep 6, 2021

The Shahnama (Book of Kings) is an epic poem composed in Persian by the poet Firdausi in the early 11th century and ranks among the most widely copied and circulated literary works in the Persianate world.