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Talk about jewellery from Central Asia

Photograph by Sasha Gusov

Jewellery from Central Asia

Talk to accompany ‘Turkestan Journey ‘exhibition

Tuesday 26 April, 18.45 – 21.00

To coincide with the upcoming exhibition at Asia House, Turkestan Journey (April 19 – May 12), an exhibition of a collection of jewellery and textiles from Central Asia, we will host a talk and discussion. This will look at the development and understanding of cultural identity from the region and examine the cumulative and cultural experience gathered by artisan jewellry-makers throughout their rich and varied history.

The talk will be co-presented by Galina Shlepyanov who will speak on traditions wearing jewellery in Central Asia and Alima Nazarbayeva, a graduate from London’s Courtauld Institute, who will speak specifically about Kazakh jewellery.

Free admission, booking essential. Please register your place below.

Details

Date:
April 26, 2016
Time:
18:45 - 20:30
Event Category:

Organizer

Asia House

Venue

Asia House
63 New Cavendish Street, London, W1G 7LP United Kingdom

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