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ABOUT 'Silk Inroads' is a collaborative community project which explores the visual heritage of countries along the ancient Silk Road trade route including Uzbekistan, Iran, Afghanistan and India. It features a free exhibition (4-29 June) plus a range of public events detailed below. The project is led by artist Natalie Fisher from Artweave Originals whose work has been exhibited in galleries, mosques and Persian rug showrooms in Australia and overseas.
EVENT PROGRAM Public Lecture - also includes attendance at Exhibition Opening! Saturday, 4 June, 2pm afternoon tea, talk 2.30pm - 3.30pm Learn about the fascinating history of the ancient Silk Road trade route from Associate Professor Mehmet Ozalp, Director, Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation. Additionally, artist Natalie Fisher will share how she has drawn upon the visual heritage of the Silk Road as inspiration for her work.
Exhibition Opening Saturday, 4 June, 4.00pm-5.30pm The opening celebration for the Sydney exhibition of 'Silk Inroads', featuring artist Natalie Fisher and needlepoint work produced by members of the Wagga Wagga Mehmet Ozalp has given a short talk and officially opened the exhibition.