FRIDAY LATE : " NEO NIPPONICA " at the Victoria & Albert Museum
Subversive SHODO at the V&A ( Friday-Late ) in London
Japanese Calligraphy Workshop with Rie Takeda Featuring the poetry of Akiko Yosano “Tangled Hair”(1901)
I am going to give a calligraphy-session as a part of Friday-Late at the V&A on Friday the 27th.May. There will be three sessions throughout the evening. I start with the presentation, calligraphy-ing one of the Akiko Yosano's Tanka poems (Tangled Hair) And participants can try out some basic calligraphy techniques and move to practising the calligraphy text featuring the poem. After the session, participants can keep their own calligraphy.
*Experience in Japanese calligraphy is not necessary. Each participant from beginner to advanced level can discover and experience the essence of Shodo the art of Japanese calligraphy. The Participants can learn to focus on bringing the balance of mind and body together as well as a one's individual mindfulness process by special designed practices. So students can learn little by little how to concentrate on their own Qi flow, conduct and apply it with brush and ink onto paper.
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