It’s 2017 And Robots Perform Chinese Calligraphy

At the recent World Robot Conference in Beijing Aug 23-27, robots showed off their prowess in the arts, writing Chinese calligraphy, sketching portraits, and even playing the piano. Chinese calligraphy generators are already widely available online for digital use, but this next generation offers brush wielding bots that imitate the real thing.  Impressive, though calligraphy […]

World’s First Chinese Calligraphy VR Exhibition

Leave it to the Taiwanese to merge the digital world with the ancient art of Chinese calligraphy!  This summer, the National Palace Museum in Taipei ran the world’s first calligraphy VR (virtual reality) installation in the world. Advent of Virtual Reality Virtual reality, which still seemed a rather virtual form of reality just a few […]

Calligraphy Inspired Fashion from Chloe Sung

At Shufa Life we are constantly looking for modern manifestations of our favorite part of Chinese culture, calligraphy.  Hong Kong Designer Chloe Sung melded classical Chinese calligraphy with light fabrics in her 2016 spring/summer collection.  The designs feature abstract painting designs in a subtle and refreshing manner. Images courtesy of fashionone 

Sea Lion Performing Chinese calligraphy

Photo credit Telegraph uk As part of their Lunar new year celebration, 14 year old male sea lion “Leo” is training in Chinese calligraphy.  Above he’s painting the “酉” in “酉雞”(酉鸡), which represents  “Rooster” in the Chinese zodiac. Leo can be seen at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium in Yokohama, Japan.  Lunar new year is Jan 28, […]