Thursday, June 24, 2004

Oriental Rug Society: ICOC DOWN UNDER

Oriental Rug Society: ICOC DOWN UNDER: "ICOC Down Under 2004
A regional International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC), organised by the Oriental Rug Society of New South Wales (ORS) in collaboration with the Powerhouse Museum, will be held in Sydney, Australia, from Thursday 16 to Sunday 19, September, 2004, at the Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris Street, Sydney.
The conference, featuring both international and Australian speakers, will focus on the rugs, textiles and trappings of Central and Western Asia, and will include a range of great talks on closely related topics such as Turkmen jewellery and archaeological insights into textile motifs. Sessions will include regional topics such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, Southeast Asian and Oceanic art. "