Community News & Events

Exhibition: BATIK Expression of Identities


Exhibition: BATIK Expression of Identities
Opening reception: Sunday October 30th, 2016 12:00pm
Exhibition dates: October 30th – December 9, 2016
Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 4:30pm
Closed on Mondays and Canadian Statutory Holidays
Admission by donation.

Venue: Chinese Cultural Centre Museum
555 Columbia Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6A 4H5 Canada
(604) 658-8880

The 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:
“The Exhibition tells the story of the emergence of batik textiles in Malaysia and the transformation of traditional art and design forms from the 1950’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