SPECIAL INTEREST MORNINGS Mohammed to Marx: the changing face of art and textiles of Central Asia Chris Aslan Alexander Tuesday, 18th October 2022 Registration 9.15 am. Lectures: 10.00-12.30 pm Venue: THE ARTS CENTRE STAMFORD PE9 2DL Nearest car park - Wharf Road PE9 2EB Cost which includes coffee: Arts Society Members £20 Non-Members £25 Our lecturer is Chris Aslan Alexander who has pursued a varied and unconventional life. Having lived in Khiva, a desert oasis of Uzbekistan and the Pamirs mountains of Tajikistan. He has been involved in reviving 15 century carpet designs, setting up wood carving workshops and training locals in cashmere production. He now shares his time between leading tours, writing and lecturing using his in-depth practical knowledge of Central Asia. The two lectures will be: 1) Cosmonauts and Cotton Pickers – Soviet Central Asian mosaics and the use of public art as propaganda 2) Banned: Savitsky and the secret hoard of Avant Garde Art For further information and a booking form click here.
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SPECIAL INTEREST MORNINGS Mohammed to Marx: the changing face of art and textiles of Central Asia Chris Aslan Alexander Tuesday, 18th October 2022 Registration 9.15 am. Lectures: 10.00-12.30 pm Venue: THE ARTS CENTRE STAMFORD PE9 2DL Nearest car park - Wharf Road PE9 2EB Cost which includes coffee: Arts Society Members £20 Non-Members £25 Our lecturer is Chris Aslan Alexander who has pursued a varied and unconventional life. Having lived in Khiva, a desert oasis of Uzbekistan and the Pamirs mountains of Tajikistan. He has been involved in reviving 15 century carpet designs, setting up wood carving workshops and training locals in cashmere production. He now shares his time between leading tours, writing and lecturing using his in-depth practical knowledge of Central Asia. The two lectures will be: 1) Cosmonauts and Cotton Pickers – Soviet Central Asian mosaics and the use of public art as propaganda 2) Banned: Savitsky and the secret hoard of Avant Garde Art For further information and a booking form click here.
Web site and mobile phone pages designed, created and maintained by Janet Groome Handshake Computer Training