A Special Mini Series! Escape to Exotic Indochina from the Comfort of Your Favorite Armchair Are you weary of sheltering in place and longing to travel again? Do you regret not having traveled more to places like Southeast Asia? If so, join the SAA and escape to exotic Indochina with a four-part lecture series that will be offered on consecutive Wednesdays in January.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
We all know a kimono as a traditional Japanese garment. We also know a kimono can be a decorative art form that draws attention when displayed on a living room wall. People admire the craftsmanship, the decoration, the pattern, the color, and the fabric, be it silk or cotton or coffee filters. Yes, coffee filters! Come hear and see as Lucia Matzger explains how she uses coffee filters as a collage material to create a kimono.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Tiffany Wai-Ying Beres
What is “Chinese” photography? China boasts a history of art stretching over five thousand years, which embraces a vast array of forms, from carved jade stones to ink paintings on silk or paper. The Chinese experience of photography also stands apart from that of other countries. Since the introduction of the photographic medium to China in the late 1840s, Chinese photographers have adapted this foreign technology and grafted it onto more traditional Chinese forms of artistic expression.