Chinese X Jewish cultures

Blessings for the new year in Chinese Hebrew calligraphy

It’s a Chinese tradition and custom to hang red banners with messages of good luck and fortune for the new year. How about greetings in my new Hebrew calligraphy? Wish … Continue reading

February 18, 2019

Videos showing how to write Hebrew in Chinese calligraphy style

Hebrew letters are written in Chinese calligraphy style, they were transformed to Chinese radicals or strokes lookalike. Re-arrange the Hebrew letters into a square, start from top to bottom, or … Continue reading

February 18, 2019

“Oy Vey! How do I explain my work?”

“Oy Vey!” borrowed from Yiddish, expressing surprise or dismay; distress or grief.  It’s similar to “Aiya” 哎啊 in Cantonese.  This video shows the collection of work the artist has created and … Continue reading

February 16, 2019

Absurdity Tsat – The swear word series

Dimension: 150 x 150cm Medium: Acrylic on Canvas Year of Completion: 2017 “Absurdity Tsat” is inspired by the film “Raise the Roof (2015)” documenting the story of a 10 year … Continue reading

February 15, 2019

Apple Daily Interview- November 27, 2018

Read the text on Apple Daily website    

November 28, 2018

Chinese-Hebrew Calligraphy Workshop in Mexico City

The artist has conducted a workshop to show her unique Chinese-Hebrew calligraphy in one of the oldest synagogue in the capital of Mexico, Sinagoga Historica Justo Sierra, on September 26, … Continue reading

September 26, 2018

Present Tense: Carol Man and Louise Soloway

Jewish Historical Society of Hong Kong hosted a lively discussion about how Judaism and the influence of Chinese life in Hong Kong impacts upon the two artists’ lives and their … Continue reading

November 27, 2017

ViuTV Interview – September 23, 2017

A documentary on Ohel Leah Synagogue by ViuTV where the artist explained the Jewish daily practices and how Judaism inspired her cross-cultural art.

September 25, 2017

The Story Must be Told III

Dimension: 100x100cm Media: Acrylic on Canvas Year of completion: 2016 Hannah Senesh was a paratrooper trained to rescue Jews during the Holocaust. Captured and killed by the Nazi’s at 22, … Continue reading

November 15, 2016

The Story Must be Told II

Dimension: 100x100cm Media: Acrylic on Canvas Year of completion: 2016 “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”  Anne Frank “One … Continue reading

November 15, 2016

The Story Must be Told I

Dimension: 100x100cm Medium: Acrylic on canvas Year completed: 2016 Seventy-one year after liberation,  I remember clearly what had happened in China and Europe during the very dark era of humanity. … Continue reading

November 15, 2016

New works to be shown at Affordable Art Fair, Singapore Booth: 2C-07 on Level 2 in Paddock 3 Gallery: TavernART Opening times Private view (By invitation only): 17 November, Thursday6pm – 10pm Arty-Licious Evening in association with Harper’s BAZAAR: … Continue reading

November 15, 2016

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