סמינר אומנות וקליגרפיה ביפן

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זה היה חלום של שנים. להביא קבוצות של אומנים שרוצים לעבוד וללמוד מאומנים יפנים. לאורך השנים שבהן אני מגיעה ליפן, נפגשתי עם אומנים מתחומים שונים: קליגרפיה, קרמיקה, ציור, אומני נייר, וגם שפים ומסעדות מיוחדות. הכל הוביל ללידת הסימנרים לאומנים. הקשר ארוך השנים שלי עם האומנים מאפשר יצירה של סמינר שבו מתקיים מפגש אישי,  שבו הם משתפים ומחלקים את האומנות שלהם איתנו. זו הזדמנות יוצאת דופן, שיוצרת חוייה מיוחדת ועוצמתית. 

אם אתם אומני קרמיקה, ציור, נייר ועוד ומעונינים לצאת לסמינר דומה בתחום העניין שלכם, מוזמנים להתקשר אלי.

על האומנים ותוכנית הסמינר הקרוב:

Christine Flint Sato 
Sumi ink painter Christine Flint Sato is a British sumi ink artist based in Nara. She studied calligraphy under Seika Kawabe (Mainichi Calligraphy Organisation) for many years and ink painting under Chinese ink painter Li Geng. She exhibits regularly in Japan and the UK and has won prizes for her artwork. She runs sumi ink workshops in both countries. She also researches and writes about the sumi ink arts. In 1999 her book ‘Japanese Calligraphy: The Art of Line and Space’ was published and in 2014 ‘Sumi Workbook’ 
Website: www:cflintsato.com
Sumi ink art workshop 
  The focus of this workshop will be on the sumi ink medium itself.  A variety of different papers, paints, tools and materials will be available for participants to try out. The emphasis is on experimental use of the medium. Christine will demonstrate some techniques and their result.  By the end of the workshop participants will have a good idea of what can be achieved through a non-­‐conventional use of materials, and find effects they can use for their own art work.   Evening Talks: Post War Avant-­‐garde Calligraphy     Friday 18th May 

Chura Fujimura 
Seal Carver Chura Fujimura lives in Osaka. A graduate of British and American Literature, Chura went on to study design at Art University. She began going to shodo classes from the age of 5 where she practised Japanese calligraphy. From 1987 when she entered Kaizan Shodo-­‐in School she also practised Chinese calligraphy and seal carving.   
Currently she works independently.  In her calligraphy and seal carving she aspires to a free, deep expression of the heart. She regularly holds solo exhibitions, works to commission, and holds courses and workshops.  

Seal Carving Workshop 
 ‘Lines which live, Space which speaks’ 
It is said that the seal carving knife is an ‘iron brush’ and the stone is paper.   
In this workshop participants will learn how to make a one character seal: how to use the tools, the basics of how to carve and ‘finish’ both white and red seals, and how to design them. 
If there is time participants will also be able to make a seal of their name.  

Yasuko Masaki 
Sumi ink painter Graduated from Bukkyo University, Kyoto 
Studied ink painting at China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China Selected group exhibitions: Toyama Ink Painting Biennale, Okayama Ink Painting Triennale.  Awarded the grand prize at the Japan Sumi Ink Painting Exhibition 
Group ink painting exhibitions: Toyama Ink Painting Art Museum, Nerima Art Museum, Tokushima Prefectural Contemporary Art Museum, The National Art Centre, Tokyo, China Central Academy of Fine Arts , Art Museum, Beijing, RikaSen Art Museum, Beijing. 
Solo Exhibitions: Osaka Gendai Gallery, ASK? Gallery, Tokyo, 
Currently teaching ink painting in the distance learning department of Kyoto Art and Design University. Sumi ink painting workshop 
 In the workshop Masaki san will explain the link between shodo and sumi ink painting, and point out the differences between Chinese and Japanese ink painting by using examples of her own work. Approaching sumi ink painting through the foci of shodo, spirituality and sketching, she will lead participants in producing sumi ink paintings according to their own predispositions and interests.  To this end, rather than copy example sheets, participants will paint flowers prepared for the workshop. 

Bifu Nakatani 
Sumi ink painter 
Originator of Bifu Style of Sencha Born 1959. Lives in Nara 
Involved in events to revive and spread the literary pursuits of the Chinese literati. Through the study of various genre such as suibokuga (sumi ink painting) Chinese poetry, tea ceremony, and ikebana, based on zen, classical thought and Chinese literature, Nakatani san holds exhibitions and tea ceremonies which express the thoughts and aesthetic of the literati. Leader of the Revival of Literati Pastimes 
Originator of Bifu Style of Sencha  
Member of the Study group of Tea Ceremony Culture 
Member of the National Sencha Association 
Member of the Study group of the Yusei Bunko Tea Ceremony Research Association 
Holds exhibitions of the Revival of Literati Pursuits 
Holds gatherings in Nara and Tokyo for the revival of Literati Pursuits 
Holds Tea ceremonies, gives talks and advises Tea companies  
Organiser of ‘Tea:Art Café Utsugi’ 
Organiser of ‘Gallery and Peniless Design Lab’   https://www.facebook.com/utsugicafe/

Sumi ink painting and East Asian Culture Workshop 

Keishō Nishina 
Calligrapher Born 1969. Lives in Nara. 
Nishina san was attracted to calligraphy through the influence of her father and has been doing it since she was five years old. She graduated from Doshisha University, specializing in Japanese classical literature.  After advanced study of calligraphy at Nara University of Education, Nishina san travelled in Europe and taught calligraphy at 「EKO-­‐Haus der Japanischen Kultur e.V.」in Germany. The experience of living in Europe gave her a much stronger sense of her own culture, and she has spent her professional life since then exploring the questions of Japanese identity through the medium of calligraphy. She teaches calligraphy in culture schools, to private students, and currently exhibits and collaborates with other artists, dyers, and photographers. Nishina san has a strong commitment to introducing the art of calligraphy and traditional aspects of Japanese art to the wider world and has exhibited and done workshops abroad. 
Website: https://keishoukai.jimdo.com

Zen Calligraphy Evening Talk and Demonstration 

Masao Tanigawa 
Calligrapher Born 1956.  After graduating in shodo from the art faculty of Tokyo Gakugei University, Tanigawa san studied Chinese art history at China Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing.  
When he returned to Japan in 1996 he taught Chinese and worked as a translator. 
From 2008 he has been employed as an Associate Professor at Nara University of Education teaching the history and theory of Shodo. I highly esteem the Chinese shodo master Wang Xizhi (Ogishi in Japanese 王羲之), and have been copying every one of his letters from the Junkakakujou (淳化閣帖) collection of calligraphy

writings. I have copied some correspondence from the Chinese Nationalist Period, and hope to approach the charm of Wang Xizhi’s shodo by even a small degree  

http://www.kochuten.net/hon-­‐tanigawa.html

Principles of Calligraphy Workshop

Tohkei Naomi Yanai 
Shodo Artist Born 1959. Lives in Nara. 
Yanai san graduated in shodo from the art faculty of Tokyo Gakugei University.

She moved to Nara and studied under shodo master Imai Rousetsu.  After a break she resumed practicing shodo in 2013.  She holds solo exhibitions, writes devotional writings for temples and shrines, and recently was chosen to take part in a project sponsored by the Education and Science Ministry to increase the communication ability of school children through practicing arts.   When 18 she happened to meet the Roshi (head priest) of Enkaku Temple and, through his teaching of Zen, realized life and death can be expressed in the black and white gradation of sumi ink. Working with the attractive liveliness of sumi ink and the beauty of words, she paints the 
‘landscape of her mind’ expressed in a style which borders abstractionism and the world of language. 
Blog: https://tohkeisumiasobihito.exblog.jp
https://www.facebook.com/SumiAsobihitoTohkei/?pnref=lhc 
Instagram:tohkei_sumiasobihito

Abstract Calligraphy Workshop 

Shousaku Yoshimura 
Scroll Mounter Shousaku Yoshimura lives in Uda City, Nara. In 1969 he became the third generation of Tou-­‐undo scroll mounters.  He cleans and restores Buddhist artwork from temples and shrines, and paintings and calligraphy from old family collections. He has displayed his scrolls in department store exhibitions, and has held workshops and talks about scroll mounting in Japan and in Hawaii, USA. He has worked with the Smithsonian Museum, Washington DC for his collaboration with artist Sandra Clark, and with the Honolulu Art Museum for artist Mayumi Oda. His works have been collected by the Honolulu Art Museum as rare paper scrolls.   Scroll Mounting Workshops  1 and 2 
 Workshop: how to do the wet mounting technique, generously sharing his knowledge and expertise.  In the second workshop he will show how to remove the dried artwork from the drying board.  He will then talk about and show some of the scrolls he has made, explaining his design decisions and choice of materials. He will bring a selection of rare fabrics and papers for participants to see.  His desire is that scrolls should not be left to ‘dance in their boxes’ but to be enjoyed as part of everyday life. 

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2016 מרכז שודו לקליגרפיה ואומנות יפן