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Shodo Japanese calligraphy and Sumi-e ink painting demonstration and talk session by Koshu: Akemi Lucas.

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Akemi Lucas is a Japanese calligraphy master/artist and one of the most popular and demanded instructor at HYPER JAPAN.

Her distinct style of calligraphy builds on traditional skills, and further embodies of fusion of the ancient and the modern, the eastern and the western, and the before and the after.

Currently, she is based in the UK and predominantly working on exhibitions, demonstrations, workshops, and commissions. Her artworks were used in the 2019 Rugby World Cup and a multi-media advertising campaign for the main sponsor of the British Olympic team for the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Join Akemi to find out the ancient art of Shodo- Japanese calligraphy and Sumi-e ink painting and its beauty and philosophy.

Type: Free Shodo & Sumi-e demonstration and talk

Date: 17th July 2021, Saturday

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm (BST) 1 hour with talk and 2 demonstrations

Instructor’s profile: Akemi Lucas ( click name for the instructor's page)

Online tool: ZOOM/Webinar (link will be sent to you after your purchase**)

Akemi will talk about the following topics;

• The Origin of Chinese characters.

• How calligraphy started in China and calligraphy brushes and papers at that time. The role of the master calligrapher Wang Xizhi (王羲之) from 4th Century.

• How calligraphy was introduced in Japan along with Buddhism. The role of Prince Shotuku (聖徳太子) from 7th Century and a Japanese Buddhist monk & calligrapher Kukai : Koho Daishi (空海:弘法大師) from 8th Century.

• The development of brushes and calligraphy papers in Japan • How Sumi-e ink painting became popular in Japan and the role of Sesshū Tōyō (雪舟) the most prominent Japanese master of ink and washi painting from 15th Century

• Modern state of Japanese calligraphy and Sumi-e ink painting

Akemi will answer some of your questions!

Followed by pre-recorded 2 demonstrations – 1 x Shodo – Japanese calligraphy and 1 x Sumi-e ink painting with Shodo.

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