Curator Joanna Barrkman on Dress and Identity

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm, Fowler Museum Venue - Galleries

Culture Fix Gallery Talk

See below for additional information.


Free and open to the public.


Fowler Museum at UCLA
(310) 267-4007


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A newly installed section in Intersections explores attire and body adornment created by Iban, Bidayuh, Kenyah, Kayan, and Maloh peoples of Sarawak, Malaysia, and West Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Senior Curator of Southeast Asian and Pacific Arts Joanna Barrkman illuminates the range of influences on these designs as well as the techniques of their production.

Culture Fixes are short-format, informal gallery talks featuring artists, curators, and other luminaries.

About the Exhibition Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives explores the roles that art plays in creating meaning and defining purpose for people across the globe. Art is not only a reflection of culture but can actively shape thought and experience. The objects on display have all intervened in the lives of those who made or used them—whether to educate, solve problems, assert leadership, assist in remembering, or provision loved ones in the afterlife.

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