Event: Turkestan Journey – Exhibition Talk

Photograph copyright Sasha Gusov

Photograph copyright Sasha Gusov

Event date: 26 April 2016, 6:45–8:30pm

To coincide with their current exhibition, ‘Turkestan Journey’ (April 19 – May 12), an exhibition of a collection of jewellery and textiles from Central Asia, Asia House in London are hosting 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 jewellery makers throughout their rich and varied history.

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

Admission to the talk is free, but booking is essential.

For more information, and to book a place at this talk, visit the website of Asia House, London.

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