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The forum of Across the Divide International Art and Design Education Virtual Conference 2021

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September 29, 2021


8:30 AM - 5:30 PM




DSU Digital Arts and Design program collaborates with the Association of Chinese Artists in American Academia to host a one-day Virtual Conference on September 30th - "With Deep Roots, Foliage Thrives" The Forum of Across the Divide International Art and Design Education Virtual Conference 2021. The theme of the event will focus on the Chinese cultural traditions in art and art education, and our goal is to promote a dialogue with the DSU faculty and students, and the public of neighboring communities in exchanging and sharing different ideas. We invited the scholar around United State and China to give presentations and share their perspectives. The conference will include a keynote presentation, lectures, workshops, and exhibitions.

8:40am – 9:00am: Introduction


With deep roots, foliage thrives.
With deep roots, foliage thrives.


9:00 — 9:45am Yong Xiao - Visual Communication Design Practice and Education
9:45 — 10:30am Kuiyi Shen - Calligraphic Language in Contemporary Chinese Art

Lecture schedule
Lecture series.

Lecture Presentation:

10:30 — 11:00am Lampo Leong - Expanding the expressive power of contemporary ink through digital art and technology
11:00 — 11:30am Linxia Jiang - Plein Air Landscape Painting as a form of documenting social, economic and cultural changes
11:30am — noon Weimin Zhang - Nushu - The Secret Women's Writing

noon — 1:00pm Lunch Break

1:00 — 1:30pm Yu Ji - Art Learning in the Modern China
1:30 — 2:00pm Nan Liu - Teaching Chinese Brush Painting & Calligraphy in the United States
2:00 — 2:30pm Xun Chi - From Emperor Huizong of Song to the Mooncake package
2:30 — 3:00pm Xiaohong Zhang - A brief introduction of Artists Without Borders: Reflections on Art and Place

Workshop 3:30 — 5:30pm: (concurrent—please select A or B)

  1. To Draw is to Search for Meanings — Yu Ji
    Join link: https://dsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpdeutrDkpH9Xdsnw0F6PoaKJySsY46sht
    In person: Beadle Hall 223
  2. Chinese-English Interlanguage Art, Poetics, Education Workshop — Jonathan Stalling & Chen Wang
    Join link: https://dsu.zoom.us/j/95534970568?pwd=a2FvckVSWjFOTEZhNlRaZTFEKzFIUT09&from=addon
    Meeting ID: 955 3497 0568 Passcode: 930374
    In person: Beadle Hall 110



Workshop A


Workshop B