Textiles may just be pieces of cloth; however, they are entwined with numerous stories. They tell stories of our cultures and our shared humanity, often providing a window into the past. From the intricate weaves of a brocade to the hand painted pichwais, textiles convey stories of craftsmanship, of history and the times they were made in, as well as cultural identities.
This curated walkthrough will unravel tales of select textiles from the exhibition, VISIBLE/INVISIBLE: Representations of Women in Art through the MAP Collection.
VISIBLE/INVISIBLE explores the visual representation of women through artworks in the museum collection and attempts to re-address preconceived notions of femininity and gender as a social construct by providing a more inclusive understanding towards it.
This walkthrough will be led by the MAP Education team and is a free event, however exhibition tickets are applicable.
Content Warning: Although the walkthrough will not focus on them, some of the artworks in the exhibition touches upon themes of violence and sexuality, and features nudity.
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