CAROL MAN

Chinese X Jewish cultures

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

http://affordableartfair.com/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

SCMP – Human Rights Arts Prize Shortlist

December 3, 2015

Mixed Blessing booklet

      This book is complementary to my installation work Mixed Blessing.  It compares eighteen Chinese and Jewish objects and subjects include Panties, First Aid, Egg, Doorpost, Pen, Alcohol, … Continue reading

November 28, 2015

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

Psalm 144

1 Of David. Blessed is the Lord, my Rock, Who trains my hands for battle, my fingers for war. א לְדָוִד | בָּרוּךְ יְהֹוָה | צוּרִי הַמְלַמֵּד יָדַי לַקְרָב אֶצְבְּעוֹתַי לַמִּלְחָמָה 2 My … Continue reading

November 28, 2015

Artist Biography

Carol was born and grew up in a traditional Chinese family in colonial Hong Kong, celebrating many Chinese customs – from fire crackers on Chinese New Year to spring’s Ching … Continue reading

November 28, 2015

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