World Ikat Textiles: Ties That Bind

WHEN:

From 15th April 2016 to 25th June 2016
Free Entry

WHERE:

Brunei Gallery, SOAS University of London, Thornhaugh Street, London, WC1H 0XG

WHAT:

The exhibition celebrates the rich legacy of Ikat, an age old textile technique stretching across the continents of the world. This unique collection brings together an array of some of the priceless pieces of “IKAT” with live demonstrations by master weavers, a Symposium, film screenings and a book display. This program reflects the World Crafts Council’s global commitment to nurture, promote and revive precious indigenous craft skills. It also serves to connect the skilled practitioners from across these diverse regions to contemporary society and promote greater awareness of the hand-woven tradition and its innovation.

The exhibition includes over 200 items of unique Ikat textile from regions such as; Asia-Pacific (Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Philippines, India, China, Japan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan), Latin America, the Middle East (Turkey, Syria, Egypt, Iran and Yemen), West Africa and Europe (Spain, Italy).

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THIS SAT IS LAST CHANCE TO SEE our exhibition
'World Ikat Textiles...ties that bind' Open 10:30-17:00
https://t.co/quqChd3TBL
Twitter userBrunei Gallery SOAS – 9 months ago
This week is the LAST CHANCE TO SEE our current exhibition 'World Ikat Textiles...ties that bind'. Last day Sat 25 https://t.co/kjK3qkngr1
Twitter userBrunei Gallery SOAS – 9 months ago
This weekend! Last chance to see ground floor display on Thai Ikat textiles in our exhibition 'World Ikat Textiles' https://t.co/Ewp9bnxdgj
Twitter userBrunei Gallery SOAS – 10 months ago
Still time to book for 'WORLD IKAT TEXTILES' Symposium, May 14&15 as part of current exhibition @bruneigallery https://t.co/HnaAqnrfgo
Twitter userBrunei Gallery SOAS – 10 months ago
Ikat in Japan is known as Kasuri, taster of what is on display in the #WorldIkatTextiles show now on @BruneiGallery https://t.co/K6LHhyfKJB
Twitter userBrunei Gallery SOAS – 11 months ago

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