“WOVEN UNIVERSES” EXHIBIT TALK AT YUCHENGCO MUSEUM, FEBRUARY 21

Monday, February 09, 2015

Yuchengco Museum present “Woven Universes” Exhibit Talks happening on Saturday, February 21, 2015, 1:30-4:00 pm.



Philippine indigenous textiles are not just objects of beauty and inspiration. With careful study and analysis, textiles unveil a complex, mythic, and minute universe. In line with the closing of the exhibit Woven Universes: Math, Method, Meaning, and Magic in Philippine Indigenous Textiles, the museum is hosting a Saturday afternoon of lectures on the mathematical symmetries, techniques, symbolisms, and uses of local handwoven fabrics.

Topics:

Mathematical Symmetries in Philippine Indigenous Textiles

Dr. Ma. Louise Antonette De Las Peñas
Mathematics Professor, Ateneo de Manila University

Ues Pinutuan: The Isinay Traveling Ikat Blanket of Northern Luzon

Dr. Analyn Salvador-Amores
Social Anthropology Professor, University of the Philippines Baguio

Textile Conservation

Marilou Dancel
Conservator, National Historical Commission of the Philippines

Lecture fee is P150 for adults and P100 for students and seniors.

Reservations are recommended.

For reservations and details, call 889-1234 or email info@yuchengcomuseum.org.

Yuchengco Museum is located at RCBC Plaza, corner Ayala and Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenues, Makati City, Philippines

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