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"Blessed"
(福)
80 X 69cm in Cursive Script (草書):
Description:
  • Live recording of Vincent Poon writing a fairly large character, "Blessed (福)", on gold laced paper.  
  • Narrated by my father Kwok Kin Poon in Cantonese.
  • Recorded in August, 2013, Toronto, Canada.
  • Full display and details of the work can be seen here.
  • Full Video clip including my father's demonstration can be viewed here.
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"Passions changed along with the new circumstances, how regrettable this was"
(情隨事遷,感慨係之矣)
33X18 cm in Semi-cursive Script (行書):
Description:
  • Live recording of Vincent Poon writing an excerpt from the renowned Lanting Xu, which was originally written by Wang Xizhi (王羲之).
  • O mio babbino caro is used here as an attempt to merge relevant classical music into the visual beauty of Chinese calligraphy.
  • Postscript comment of the video is "In this world, what is love (romantic) and affection?" (問世間,情是何物?)  extracted from Yuan Haowen (元好問) 's Qiu Yan Ci《雁丘詞》.
  • Recorded in September, 2013, Toronto, Canada.
  • Background music extracted from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-pPe1ExGVE.
  • Full display and details of Lanting Xu can be seen here.
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"The delights that we enjoy at the moment disappear in split seconds - and all become distant memories"
(向之所欣,俛仰之間,以(已)為陳迹)
33X18 cm in Semi-cursive Script (行書):
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"Indeed, the wise from the past once said: "after all, birth and death are two important life events" - how can we not be agonized about them?"
(古人云,死生亦大矣, 豈不痛哉!)
33X18 cm in Semi-cursive Script (行書):
Description:
  • Live recording of Vincent Poon writing an excerpt from the renowned Lanting Xu , which was originally written by Wang Xizhi (王羲之).
  • Amazing Grace by John Newton is used here as an attempt to merge relevant classical music into the visual beauty of Chinese calligraphy.
  • Postscript comment of the video is "We shall meet again in our Heavenly Eternal Home" (緣續天鄉).
  • Recorded in September, 2013, Toronto, Canada, in memory of Nora Tsang, who was my mother.
  • Background music licensed by Audiojungle.
  • Full display and details of Lanting Xu can be seen here.
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