Chinese X Jewish cultures

Pirkei Avot Chapter 1

Love work, loath mastery over others, and avoid intimacy with the government. אֱהוֹב אֶת הַמְּלָאכָה וּשְׂנָא אֶת הָרַבָּנוּת, וְאַל תִּתְוַדַּע לָרָשׁוּת

February 21, 2022

RTHK interview

Carol Man, a Hong Kong Chinese artist who has adopted the Jewish faith, has long been intertwining her cultural identities in her artistic journey.

January 31, 2022

Exhibition: You See, I Hear You

This series of colourful dotty paintings is dedicated to my mentor, Henry Steiner – world-renowned graphic designer, for his inspiring teachings and encouragement for my artistic career. The first time I had … Continue reading

August 22, 2020

What is the meaning of ink for you?

What is the meaning of ink for you? This is the first time I’ve used ink in my work. Ink has long been the principal medium for painting and calligraphy … Continue reading

November 28, 2015

Only Through Time

From the leaflet of Only Through Time   Minding the Gap one-act play at HKU Black Box Theatre T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets us through London’s alleyways and evocative rose-gardens, passing … Continue reading

September 21, 2014

Seeing myself

Jim Campbell’s Light Matter Exhibition at the Run Run Shaw Creative Media Center This work captured the past and present me.  The watch at the background reminded me of a … Continue reading

September 20, 2014

Peace after the Storm

  After visiting the exhibition “Paris . Chinese Painting: Legacy of the 20th Century Chinese Masters” at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, on the ferry from Tsim Sha Tsui … Continue reading

September 16, 2014

Spread the Word

Creating Hybrid Hebrew characters – that is, to blend them with a Chinese calligraphy style – is a new experience in writing and reading the 5000 year old language. When … Continue reading

March 29, 2014

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