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    MANDALA OF INK ART Print
    • Publishing Date:2017-07-06~2017-10-28
    • Update Time:2017-07-03 09:53
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    • Publishing Unit: Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts

    Exhibition Dates:2017/6/24-10/29
    Exhibition Venue:Gallery 201-203
    Supported by:Ministry of Culture, Bureau of Cultural Affairs, Kaohsiung City Government
    Organized by:Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts
    In Association with Indigenous Peoples Cultural Foundation
    Coordinated by:LEE Yulin, Director of Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts
    Curatorial team:Hung Ken-shen, Tsai Wen-ting, Wu Hui-fang
    Appointed Deformaldehyde Coating Sponsor:HOPAX


    What is contemporary? How to define ink art? Each person has different answers to these questions. This exhibition is an attempt to present the cotemporary facets of ink art through the most inclusive and open-minded observation as possible, transcending all literal definitions of contemporariness or ink art. Drawing references from the concept of “mandala”, this exhibition is composed of four themes: “Form” (material), “Meaning” (spirituality), “Void” (contrast between void and solid) and “Space” (spatial structure). They are the four quadrants in the mandala of this exhibition to have a systematic review of the development of contemporary ink art in this new century. The theme at the center of the mandala is Chi, which means “energy of the universe”. In the exhibition, it provides an experimental territory representing the subjective spirit of new-generation artists and the perspectives of ink art in southern Taiwan. By asking questions not asked before and serving as an interdisciplinary and multimedia platform, this exhibition aspires to discover another round of paradigm-shifting possibilities for the future of ink art.