Part 2: Embroidered Identities with Mei-yin Lee (李美賢) (in Cantonese)

Date :
Saturday, 18 January 2014
Time :
15:00 – 16:30
Venue :
1/F, TT Tsui Building, UMAG, HKU
Cost :
Free admission. All are welcome

With needles and threads, the women of the Chinese ethnic minorities create embroideries that not only demonstrate their ingenious skills, but also reflect their history, culture, and wisdom towards life. In this second talk, collector Mei-yin Lee will decode the stories hidden behind the colourful patterns that are unique to their heritage and tradition.




Collector Mei-yin Lee (李美賢) is a Special Research Fellow of the Dunhuang Academy and an advisor to the HK Institute for the Promotion of Chinese Culture. She has conducted in-depth research on Chinese ethnic culture, Buddhist art and Chinese embroidery for many years.