DIY Workshops - The Vivid World of Chinese Characters

DIY Workshops - The Vivid World of Chinese Characters


The Vivid World of Chinese Characters – From the Origin to the Future (A Journey of Cultural Experience)

 

Chinese characters convey the way Chinese look at the world.  Through the interactive exhibition featuring visual images, installations, interactive games and DIY workshops, you will explore the history and story of Chinese characters and find a hundred possibilities that connects you to Chinese characters.

DIY Workshops (April-June 2019)

1)   DIY Chinese Characters Stone Rubbing

Before the invention of printing, people used paper and ink to make rubbings from stone inscriptions so that copies of the inscriptions could be studied.  You can bring an auspicious idiom home in form of unique Chinese polysyllabic character with this traditional technique.

  • Date: 20 April 2019 (Sat)
  • Time: 10:30am-11:30am
  • Venue : 1/F, Block F, Middle Zone, Jao Tsung-I Academy (800 Castle Peak Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong)
  • Fee: HK$198 per person
  • Language: English

2)   DIY Woodcut Print of Beautiful Apsara

The flying apsaras of Dunhuang are one of the classics of Buddist art.  You can create a beautiful image of a flying apsara in form of printmaking, which is a very important category of Chinese art.

  • Date: 18 May 2019 (Sat)
  • Time: 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Venue : 1/F, Block F, Middle Zone, Jao Tsung-I Academy (800 Castle Peak Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong)
  • Fee: HK$198 per person
  • Language: English

3)   DIY Stone Engraving of Chinese Zodiac

Learn about the culture of Chinese Zodiac animals and their oracle bone script characters.  You can create a lovely image of your only Zodiac sign with engraving and printing technique.

  • Date: 8 June 2019 (Sat)
  • Time: 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Venue : 1/F, Block F, Middle Zone, Jao Tsung-I Academy (800 Castle Peak Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong)
  • Fee: HK$198 per person
  • Language: English

For exhibition details: www.jtia.hk/en/exh_hanzi2017/

For online registration : www.jtia.hk/en/hanziworkshop8-enrollment/

 

Image Credit: Jao Tsung-I Academy


When

08 June, 10:30–12:30.


Age

6+


Price

Workshop Fee: 198 HKD


Telephone number

+(852) 2100 2828


Links


Address

Hong Kong
800 Castle Peak Road, Kowloon

How to get there?

Free shuttle bus services between the Jao Tsung-I Academy, Heritage Lodge, Lai Chi Kok MTR Station, and Mei Foo MTR Station are available throughout the day.​

Public Transport

By MTR

Take Exit B at the Mei Foo Station and walk towards the direction of HKU SPACE until you come to the CLP Power Substation. Go up to the footbridge and turn left to the Castle Peak Road Sitting-out Area. Then cross the Castle Peak Road at the pedestrian crossing and arrive at the Jao Tsung-I Academy.

Or take Exit A at the Lai Chi Kok Station, walk to the bus stations next to the Cheung Sha Wan Plaza, and take bus No. 31B, 32, 35A, 36B or 286X. Alight at the Jao Tsung-I Academy stop.

By bus

Take KMB bus No. 31B, 32, 35A, 36B, 40 or 286X. Alight at the Jao Tsung-I Academy stop.