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The Love for Shodo

By Alona Debby-Furst / 27/07/2019 /

I am at work, its night shift, running from our operational tower the plane movements on the ground, airport marshals, and parking positions. Planes are taking off and landing and I am thinking about my visit to Japan. I have been asked by my Calligraphy master to write about our experience of writing the ‘100…

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Is language, and in our sphere of interest, written language not a ‘reaching out’ and a ‘taking in’, an active force?

By Mel Strawn / 01/01/2019 /

Usually employed to communicate with others–present or potential, its overt or subjective value is most often utilitarian, a nearly invisible, efficient means to an end, the conveyance of information. Beyond the many such manifestations it partially shapes, informs (literally) and transmits experiential value(s). In practice, in East and West, the forms taken by written/calligraphic language…

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Beauty from Brokenness-The Nozomi Project

By Ynex Lee / 01/12/2016 /

On 11 March 2011, a powerful earthquake hit eastern Japan, triggering tsunami waves which caused massive amounts of destruction and death in the region. Five years later, the restoration process is still painstakingly ongoing. New construction sites constantly spring up around towns in the region, promising buildings and bridges which are more sturdy and safe.…

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Inspire Others: Volume 2, Issue 2 – Sakura

By Dave Gosine / 29/03/2013 /

Welcome to Inspire Others. Since we are in the spring season and the tree and flowers are in bloom how about we choose Sakura for the next inspire use.

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Inspire Others: Volume 2, Issue 1

By Dave Gosine / 30/01/2013 /

Welcome to Inspire Others. Since we are in the winter season, Lets try something other then one kanji “trees covers with ice” We hope that this word will

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Inspire Others: Volume 1, Issue 3

By Dave Gosine / 03/11/2012 /

Welcome to Inspire Others. As we continue the theme Autumn, the next inspirational word will be Refreshing. We hope that this word will inspire you to

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Inspire Others: Volume 1, Issue 2

By Dave Gosine / 17/10/2012 /

Welcome to Inspire Others. As we continue the theme Autumn, the next inspirational word will be Chrysanthemum. Chrysanthemums through out Asian History have

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Inspire Others: Volume 1, Issue 1

By Dave Gosine / 25/09/2012 /

Welcome to Inspire Others. For the very first post we wish to begin simply. We have just entered the month of September which in Japan means time for the leaves to change colour.

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