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Exhibition: BATIK – Expression of Identities


Canadian Society for Asian Arts in Vancouver, British Columbia, in collaboration with the Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA) and the National University of Malaysia, presents the exhibition:

BATIK – Expression of Identities

Opening Reception: Sunday October 30th, 2016 12:00pm
Exhibition dates: October 30th – December 9, 2016
Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 5pm
Closed on Mondays and Canadian Statutory Holidays
Admission by donation.

Oct 30th, 2016 2:00pm
– Panel of Speakers from Malaysia: “Evolution of Malaysian Batik” (Abdul Munir Yahaya, Nik Faiz);
– “Batik by the Baba and Nonya” (Baba Cedric Tan);
– “Demonstration of Batik-Making Techniques” (Jaludin Zaini).

Oct 30th, 2016 4:00pm
-Tour of Exhibition by Panelists and Curators
Venue: Chinese Cultural Centre Museum
555 Columbia Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6A 4H5 Canada
(604) 658-8880

“The Exhibition tells the story of the emergence of batik textiles in Malaysia and the transformation of traditional art and design forms from the 1960’s to the present day. Techniques and diverse styles created by ethnic groups in Kelantan, Langkawi, Malacca, Sarawak, Selangor and Terengganu in Malaysia are explored.”
– Curator: Salmah Abu-Mansor

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