Dec, 2014

Shanghai Typography 1900 – 2014: Writing and Designing the Chinese Characters without the Traditional Calligraphy

2014.12.27 19:30 - 21:00 | Talks

Shanghai Typography 1900 – 2014 is the latest publication of the Shanghai View studio. The book presents the printed works of Shanghai in the past 100 years and, with its systematic, objective and clear documentation, traces the development of the writing and designing of the Chinese characters in the modern era without the influence of the traditional calligraphy. Hopefully, it will be a welcome addition to the international exchanges of typographic design in recent years.


2014.12.26 19:30 - 21:00 | Talks

This event is in Chinese language only.

Urban Creativity•Gardening Art: Wang Chuan and Chi Shang

2014.12.20 19:30 - 21:00 | Talks

The talk will analysis the difference of the traditional gardening ideas between Wang Wei and Bai Juyi, through contrast view of two gardening examples of Tang Dynasty, Wang Chuan Villa and Lvdaoli Garden, to claim crucial differentiation starting point of the traditional gardening art and enlightenment to the modern architecture design.

The Urban Creativity•Contemporary Jewellery Art: Direct Creation, Direct Conversation

2014.12.12 19:30 - 21:00 | Talks

Instead of reflecting the vast theory behind the work by abstract form and putting it in a lonely fort, Frank Chai wants to give people direct sympathy and thinking possibilities through the state and atmosphere of the work, and offer the audience and the wearer a real sense of participation.

Talk: Colour, Emblem and Social landscape

2014.12.06 19:30 - 21:00 | Talks

In social visual ideographic system, color enjoys rich implications in meaning, in different cultures; it holds self-recognition of basic classified structure and the instinct emotional experience that becomes the means to regulate our soul and body. Therefore, recoding and embezzling the meaning of color will or can pull us back from the “view”, to make us are in a more conscious position to take a view.

Talk丨Sex and Women in the Metropolis: A Communitarian / Narrative View

2014.12.04 17:00 - 19:00 | Talks

Precariously Yours engages not only with Shanghai, but also with other Asian cities as to foster a comparative approach and allow reflections upon the lives and hopes of single women in a rapidly changing Asia.

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