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Amsterdam: Idealised photos of colonial life in Asia

Amsterdam: Idealised photos of colonial life in Asia

The photo exhibition, at the Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, offers a different perspective on the idyllic image of colonial life in the Dutch East Indies.  Read More

Singapore: Natural history drawings exhibit, Melaka 1800s

Singapore: Natural history drawings exhibit, Melaka 1800s

This permanent exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore presents natural history drawings commissioned by William Farquhar, while he was Commandant of Melaka, 1803 to 1818.  Read More

Ikat weaving in Sumba

Sacred Ikat: From Heirloom to Trade Exhibition

Ikat textiles are found in cultures all over the world. The National Textile Museum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is holding an exhibition and forum to discover two ikat traditions : amongst the Ibans and the Sumbanese.   Read More

Lee Kang-won

Lee Kang-won

Lee Kang-won is the founder and director of the World Jewellery Museum in Seoul, Korea.  She achieved a B.A. in Journalism from Ewha Woman’s University and studied English literature at Virginia College. She has devoted 40 years of her life to preserving and promoting traditional jewelleries from all around the world.  Lee has previously served as […]  Read More

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