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Exhibition Talk: Wei Ligang - Larger Than Life

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Following the successful opening of Wei Ligang's solo exhibition Luminous birds, Gajah Gallery invites you for an exhibition talk at the gallery by Hsu Chin Miao (independant art writer and curator) and James Page (foundry director of Yogya Art Lab).

Wei is internationally recognized for his calligraphically-informed abstract work. For over three decades, Wei has sought to modernize Chinese calligraphy by drawing upon its roots and updating it for the future. The artist finds that the creativity which emerges from the challenges and stimulation of immersion in a foreign culture is unique novelty shift in perspective which is key to his creative process.

The talk will start with Hsu sharing about the rise of China from a historical context, then speaking about Wei's 4-Pillar creative process and rounding up with a summary of contemporary Chinese ink. After which Page will speak more about Wei's residency with the Yogya Art Lab in Indonesia, and how some of the bronze works featured in the exhibition were created.

Light refreshments will be served.
Fri Mar 16, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM SGT
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39 Keppel Road Tanjong Pagar Distripark #03-04, Singapore Singapore
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Gajah Gallery
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