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Textile Talk by Laila Tyabji

Registration: 2:45pm
Talk: 3:00pm
Coffee/Tea Reception: 4:00pm


Laila Tyabji is a leading Indian social activist, designer, writer, and craft revivalist. She is one of the founders of Dastkar, a private not-for-profit NGO established in 1981, working to support traditional Indian craftspeople, many of them women and village-based, with the objective of helping craftspeople regain their place in the economic mainstream in a country where the craft sector is second only to agriculture in providing employment.

Join Laila Tyabji in an invigorating session with audio-visual presentations on the sari and the incomparable textile tradition of India.




Event Details

Wed 22 Feb 2017
2:45pm - 4:30pm

Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

$200 Asia Society members; $250 Non-members