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workshop - 2/8/2020 and seminar 7/27-31 Asian Art Museum (SF) trade/exchange

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workshop - 2/8/2020 and seminar 7/27-31 Asian Art Museum (SF) trade/exchange

Teacher Workshop on Trade and Exchange
Saturday, Feb 8 8:30 AM-4 PM
Pre-registration required
Koret Classroom

How does the movement of people, ideas and material goods change societies?  Learn from a scholar lecture, a curator walkthrough of the exhibition Lost at Sea: Art Recovered from Shipwrecks, and lively discussions with fellow teachers on using art objects during this collaboration between the Asian Art Museum and the UC Berkeley History and Social Science Project.

Register for the one-day workshop ($20 for Non-Members, $10 for Members)
Register for the week-long Teacher Institute (July 27 - 31, $50 for Non-Members, $40 for Members)

Common Core Standard covered include: 6.6.7, 6.VA:Pr6, 7.4.3, 7.11.2, 7.VA:Cn11, 10.4.1, 10.4.3

Guest speakers include:
Mariachiara Gasparini studied Oriental Languages and Civilizations at University of Oriental Studies in Naples and East Asian Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London. In 2015, She completed her Ph.D. in Transcultural Studies: Global Art History at the Cluster of Excellence Asian and Europe in a Global Context at Heidelberg University. Her interests include historical, theoretical, and visual investigation of the history of Eurasian art and culture. In particular, her research focuses on Central Asian textiles, material culture, wall painting, artist’s praxis, and Sino-Iranian and Turko-Mongol interactions.Among her most recent publications: Transcending Patterns: Silk Road Cultural and Artistic Interactions through Central Asian Textile Images (University of Hawai’i Press, 2019), “Interweaving History along the Silk Road” in Lotus Leaves (Fall 2019), and, “Sino-Iranian Textile Patterns in Trans-Himalayan Areas” in The Silk Road Journal (Vol. 14; 2016).

Natasha Reichle serves as Associate Curator of Southeast Asian Art. She is the curator of the current exhibition, Lost at Sea: Art Recovered from Shipwrecks, which explores maritime archaeology, provenance and ethics through tracing the paths of two sets of artworks from Vietnam to the Asian Art Museum. Her early research focused on esoteric Buddhism in Indonesia; she is the author of Violence and Serenity: Late Buddhist Sculpture from Indonesia, (2007). She is currently working on exhibitions on Southeast Asian textiles and on the history of opium. After studying literature at Yale, Reichle earned a PhD in art history from UC Berkeley.