It has been a while since the last time I posted something about this project. Apart from being busy with work and my own education, my approach to this project has been to take it one step at a timeContinue reading
Liv. From the country with too much history.
Working on the ‘Chinese Kissing couple’ has been a journey that is making me learn many aspects of this country and Chinese people. What I find most relevant are the small things that during different conversations have slapped my assumptionsContinue reading
“Decorated with Gold and Silver” exhibition leads me to learn more about the Chinese culture.
I went to visit the new Exhibition at Textile Research Center -Leiden “Decorated with Gold and Silver”. I recommend to visit it and to dive into the fascinating world of Silver and Gold embroidery and garment accessories. Here you canContinue reading
Qipao or Cheongsam- Chinese female traditional garment.
As I mentioned in a previous post, visiting TRC-Leiden has been like finding the Holy Grail. Thanks to Dr. Gillian Vogelsand- Eastwood I met with Christopher Ng, who is a collector of Chinese and South East Asian textiles and garments.Continue reading
Three inspiring visits
Many things inspire me for this project. From what I see around me, to books, phrases, exhibitions and my students. I will be sharing some of these inspiration sources with you. Today I’d like to start with these three: TheContinue reading