INVITATION 28 April 2011: Textile & The Body: Malaysian Perspectives


The National Textile Museum

presents a Textile Forum


Textile And The Body: Malaysian Perspectives 

Date    :    28 April 2011 (Thursday)

Place   :   National Textile Museum

Time   :    09.30am – 1200 noon (Registration @ 9.00 am)


The textile forum will be focusing on the Male Body and Masculinity.

Four panelists have been selected to talk from traditional to

contemporary and popular clothing in Malaysia.

This forum is part of KL Fringe’s MY World Dance Day Celebration.

  • Salikin Sidek, a well-known custom-made costume designer
  • Calvin Thoo, a famous fashion designer
  • Reza Zainal Abidin a well-known actor-director-educator
  • Cedric Tan a distinguished Baba.

The session will be chaired by Dr. Zulkifli Mohamad, a Fulbright scholar



RM10.00 for Students & Museum Volunteers. Others RM20.00 (Light Refreshment will be served) Please register by replying to this email address: or call Syahrul at 012 674 25 12  / Nor Asmah at 019 366 72 75

The National Textile Museum is housed in an elegant Moghul-styled building flanked by the Sultan Abdul Samad building and the Daya Bumi complex at 26 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin , Kuala Lumpur.

 Tel : 03-2694 3457 / 3461

Ample parking at : Merdeka Square carpark. Dayabumi and Central Market and at the Restoran Warisan

For directions, visit the Website:


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