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Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy) Master Shoho Teramoto & The Enso Of Zen

May 15, 2012 6 comments

Japanese calligraphy is an art-form that can reveal the depth of enlightenment and the personality of the artist!

Many of us are familiar with Japanese calligraphy.  Although we may not know the meaning of a particular character, its formation is instantly recognisable as being a symbol of the Far East which in itself is just a communication tool.  However, as the calligrapher forms a spiritual union with his/her brush and ink it then becomes known as ‘Shodo’, meaning to express the Read more…

Poetry Reading: “The Undying Day” By Hans Brinckmann – Translations By Hiromi Mizoguchi

February 8, 2012 1 comment

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 2:00 – 4:00pm Admission free, book here

Daiwa Foundation Japan House 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, Outer Circle London NW1 4QP Nearest Station: Baker Street Map

Hans Brinckmann, author of The Undying Day: Poems by Hans Brinckmann, will be reading a selection of his poems followed by translations by Hiromi Mizoguchi. After the reading, there will be a discussion on the writing and translation of poetry.

Brinckmann’s book The Undying Day: Poems by Hans Brinckmann, contains Read more…