Showcasing the creative output of faculty and students


   “Ink Dance at Historic Relics”, Part 2 : My Poem

HKBU Heritage : Student Production : “Ink Dance at Historic Relics”, Part 2 : My Poem
HKBU Heritage : Student Production : “Ink Dance at Historic Relics”, Part 2 : My Poem
HKBU Heritage : Student Production : “Ink Dance at Historic Relics”, Part 2 : My Poem
HKBU Heritage : Student Production : “Ink Dance at Historic Relics”, Part 2 : My Poem


          

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


20 Min
17149 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. 01 Dec. 2020.
     <http://heritage.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/view.php?id=10787>.


  ●  Persistent link: http://heritage.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/view.php?id=10787
  ●  XML Dublin Core code for metadata harvesting
  ●  Go to the full record in the library's catalogue



This production is presented here with the permission of the producer and/or the corresponding academic department concerned.
Any non-personal uses, downloading, storage, reproduction, or redistribution of any of these videos/images/files/content is strictly prohibited.
HKBU and its Library assume no responsibility for the information presented and materials used in these productions. Go to Full Copyright Note.




  Recommended For You


HKBU Heritage : Student Production : The Missing Parts

The Missing Parts

Wong, Ho Ching
2014


HKBU Heritage : Student Production : Confront

Confront

Hui, Hong Man
2013


HKBU Heritage : Student Production : Going Rural From Studio

Going Rural From ...

Dr. Chak-kwong ...
2015


HKBU Heritage : Student Production : Snowball Effect

Snowball Effect

Wong, Ho Ching
2014


HKBU Heritage : Student Production : Don't Worry, We are All Alone Anyway

Don't Worry, We are ...

Leung, Wing Yan
2018


HKBU Heritage : Student Production : Seat • Sit

Seat • Sit

Tsang, Po Fan
2013