A Glass Medicine Bottle

A Glass Medicine Bottle

A Glass Medicine Bottle by Marcus Milwright | Talking about art http://gatewaytoart.uvic.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Talkingaboutart_medicinebottle-updated.m4a Why do we often use the term ‘balsam’ to describe a soothing medicine? This talk discusses a small glass...
A Brick Dome in Iran

A Brick Dome in Iran

A Brick Dome in Iran by Marcus Milwright | Talking about art http://gatewaytoart.uvic.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Talkingaboutart_brickdome-updated.m4a Why is brick such an important material in the architecture of Iran, and how was it used both for structural and...
Crafts of Syria

Crafts of Syria

CRAFTS OF SYRIA craftsofsyria.uvic.ca CRAFTS OF SYRIA craftsofsyria.uvic.ca The Traditional Crafts of Syria ​What can we learn about the artistic traditions of a country by learning about the lives and working practices of its artisans? This site allows you to explore...
Three Wooden Amulets

Three Wooden Amulets

Three Wooden Amulets by Marcus Milwright | Talking about art http://gatewaytoart.uvic.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Talkingaboutart_amulets-updated.m4a What leads people to make protective charms and why do these objects take some many different forms? This talk...
A Sheet of Handmade Paper

A Sheet of Handmade Paper

A Sheet of Handmade Paper by Marcus Milwright | Talking about art http://gatewaytoart.uvic.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Talkingaboutart_papersheet-updatd.m4a What makes handmade paper different from the paper we use in our everyday lives? This talk suggests that we...