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   "Ink Dance at Historic Relics", Part 2 : My Poem

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Dr. Chak-kwong Daniel LAU
2013
Academy of Visual Arts


20 Min
14979 View

Chinese ink


ART FORM :

 Chinese Arts

THEME OF DESIGN :

 Places / Spaces
 Personal Feeling


SUMMARY :

I have been teaching at the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University for many years, hence having incisive personal experience of working at this historic relic. My Poem (詩 - "寫我心曲") highlights some of my most memorable moments on the Kai Tak Campus:

      台上修晨課
      榕下聽暮蟬
      教學畫室裡
      雅集展廊中

      With morning devotion
      I begin my day on the verandah;
      Under the evening banyan trees
      I hear the cicadas whisper.

      As a hub of learning
      the painting studio flourishes;
      At the gallery
      the refined and the talented converge.

      (English Translation by Dr. Vaughan Mak, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

In this part of my public performance of calligraphy, I transform the four lines in my poem into four separate yet interconnected works of calligraphy in a manner that the self-expressive elements in the brushwork, including the rhythm embodied in the brushstrokes and the spontaneous ink tonality, reinforce the lingering poetic lyricism.

(The English text is provided by the faculty)

HOW TO CITE

APA :
Dr. Chak-kwong Daniel LAU. (2013). "Ink Dance at Historic Relics", Part 2 : My Poem. Retrieved from HKBU Heritage:
      http://heritage.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/view.php?id=10787

MLA :
Dr. Chak-kwong Daniel LAU. ""Ink Dance at Historic Relics", Part 2 : My Poem". HKBU Heritage. HKBU Library, 2013. Web. 13 Nov. 2019.
     <http://heritage.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/view.php?id=10787>.


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