Traces of Words

Museum of Anthropology University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada

The Cast-off series and Three World 9 has been selected to participate in Traces of Words: Art and Calligraphy from Asia, curate by Dr. Fuyubi Nakamura Museum of Anthropology at University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC) The Cast-off series feature the handwritten text from Traibhumikatha and Thai iconographic line drawing were drawn free hand on paper.

The sculptures were made from fabric Phaptawan wove on a handloom under guidance of late Mae Pan during the Womanifesto Residency she participated in 2008 in Sisaket in Thailand. Three World 9 panel painting which incorporates the same text, interwoven with images using both Australian and Thai icons. The exhibition was presented the Research – Art award by the Canadian Museums Association (CMA) at its 2018 national conference in Vancouver 2018 which honoured the achievements of museum professionals.


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