Yaji - Summer Breeze | A Guqin Gathering
Jul
15
6:00 PM18:00

Yaji - Summer Breeze | A Guqin Gathering

  • 36 East Broadway New York, NY, 10002 United States (map)
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声声入腑,正是清夏不可多得的逍遥况味。

 

近日的纽约阴晴不定,一时夏日炎炎,一时又潮湿闷热。

已是入伏,七堂在此邀各位好友,于7月15日晚6点共赴七堂清夏雅集,

听琴品茶,以此消夏。

 

室内设草编坐席,辅以清凉简单陈设,

斗室之中,与琴人相对而坐,近听丝与木、弦与指的交响。

纽约各派琴人难得云集,已许久未曾有这般的规模。

雅集纯以古琴为主,形式上也追慕传统古琴雅集,

七名琴人各携所好琴曲,就琴意曲意深究浅述,且叙且弹。


雅集曲目

 

《良宵引》演奏:刘呗宁 

曲寄良夜清宵散淡适意,曲调短小,讲究起承转合之间神气清闲充和。

 

《长门怨》演奏:张兴立

 夜悬明镜青天上,独照长门宫里人,曲寄汉宫秋怨,长门深锁,声婉转而意凄清。

 

《古风操》演奏:陈宇粒

传为周文王所作,追太古之淳风,谓不治而不乱,鸡犬之声相闻,民至老死不相往来。

 

《平沙落雁》演奏:潘玫烨

曲状鸿雁飞栖于江汀,曲调回环往来,绵密静美,借鸿鹄之远志,写逸士之心胸。

 

《碧涧流泉》演奏:赵瑞馨

曲抒荡迹山林闲适疏放的幽趣,山林幽涧一派碧绿,流泉声泠泠切切,溪谷回响。

 

《普庵咒》演奏:白文松

又名《悉昙章》,曲由佛教唱诵而来,以宏伟庄严见长,多拟钟鼓和鸣、经咒念诵声。

 

《幽兰》演奏:葛文潮

为现存中国最早见乐谱之曲,曲调晦涩高深,状空谷幽兰生于怪石之间,高古玄妙。


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Virtuality - An Exhibition
Jun
23
to Jun 30

Virtuality - An Exhibition



The past, the future, thoughts, concepts, meanings, feelings are virtual.

What do you think is virtual?

There are multiple ways to interpret this word. It is related to the thing that does not physically exist. For example, the experience created by new technologies, such as online virtual books and virtual reality, is virtual. It is a subjective thinking interspace, which you can enter and play around with. It is also related to the thing that is not completely described and its effects have not yet been recognized or defined. Some hypothetical scientific and academic terms like photons or economic models, are virtual. “Virtuality” connects our minds to the material world. It is real but not material. The relationship or dialogue between you, reading this sentence now, and me, is virtual. That word, across aesthetics, philosophy, new media and other disciplines, is a tool you may use to view this exhibition.

He Huiqi’s short film, The Outsider, creates a Jorge Luis Borges’ fictitious world. The plain but absurd dialogues and plots ironically present the loss of function of mundane objects’ in space and time in our modern life. Ye Jiang recontexts a real key on a canvas and an ipad in his woodwork structure to create a television-like object. He thinks our life is virtual. Ding Desiree’s light boxes of the work, Line, virtually present the places with plenty of sunshine whereas the ceramic work, Retain, virtually represents the writing formats. Liu Beining’s photography, Rubblings of Images, is like a sketch of the actual world. We all fall in love with the virtual images on the mobile screen. His images as a part of the world evoke a new kind of poetic feeling.


本展览将在东百老汇36号大隐于市的文化空间“7s Labo”举办,呈现三位在纽约生活与学习的中国青年艺术家丁冬、叶江、何卉琦的作品。策展人邵沁韵引述了普鲁斯特在《追忆似水年华》中的言语「是真而非现实,是意而非概念」引出此次展览的主题,三位艺术家分别以陶瓷、灯箱、装置与影像等媒介的触角,伸向真实与意念的「月之背面」。

丁冬长久以来以陶瓷与影象的结合的方式探索乡愁与年月的流失,此次展出的陶瓷作品《固定格式》以无釉瓷板塑造的「写作格式的纪念碑」来倒映出内容善变与弱质的伤感,而类似的情绪也在灯箱装置《线》当中以国度掠影的方式呈现。

叶江具有具象绘画的学院背景,而他在装置《无题与无题》中让「物件」挣脱「画面」,而又以屏幕禁锢肉体,在综合材料绘画与屏幕动画的遥相对应开启了日常中的异质「兔子洞」。

何卉琦的短片《局外人》延续了此前水墨画作品与同名展览《迷津》中的对比格局,在短片内,公寓主人与客人的日常酬答与反常场景的交错并进,引出观众自身「身体与设备」的迷局。

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Life Stuff - An Exhibition | Water, earth, metal. Crafts by LIU Beining
May
26
to Jun 9

Life Stuff - An Exhibition | Water, earth, metal. Crafts by LIU Beining

  • 36 East Broadway #2B New York, NY, 10002 United States (map)
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We are kicking off our extensive summer season with an exhibition from LIU Beining. Come join the artist and browse through the pieces that are inspired by the elements of water, earth, and metal.


本展览将在东百老汇36号大隐于市的文化空间7s Labo举办,内容呈现纽约青年艺术家刘呗宁自2014年落户纽约后,以茶道美术为契机,结合绘画与影像的创作思路而制作的「手塑陶瓷器」与「锤打金属器」作品。展览将于2017年5月26日(周五)晚7时开幕。
 

开幕:2017年5月26日  7:00 p.m.

展期:2017年5月26日至2017年6月9日

 

「生活道具」源于茶道美学中的传统命题——「道、器之辩」;此外,也包含着对手工艺品在当代生活中所充当之角色的戏谑。艺术家本人以逐字拆分的方式,给出了一套理解的路径:生,涩而不熟。活,张弛有度。道,由来途径。具,具足完备。

对于生涩的欣赏,或许有着对工业文明的反思;更可能是数字时代的日常体验中,瀚海般的拙陋信息所塑造出的官感偏爱。然而,对东亚美术而言,生涩之物所包含的生命之可能、由生涩与灵活的对立统一而显现出的审美品格,既是问道者一贯所遵奉的高标,又是革新者们向来所依照的凭借。

刘呗宁,Chants,10.5x15cm/张 共50张,纸本 铂金印相法,2015. ©2017 刘呗宁

刘呗宁,Chants,10.5x15cm/张 共50张,纸本 铂金印相法,2015. ©2017 刘呗宁

刘呗宁,Chants,10.5x15cm/张 共50张,纸本 铂金印相法,2015. ©2017 刘呗宁

刘呗宁,Chants,10.5x15cm/张 共50张,纸本 铂金印相法,2015. ©2017 刘呗宁

展览艺术家刘呗宁,惯常以水、石、草木之类的自然物象为创作内容,以纸本为主要媒材制作绘画、影像与装置作品,通过「空气、金石、微尘、人迹」等元素的际合,来讨论「营造、结构、丈量尺度、虚实显隐」等思惟之经由;通过将作品以物件的样态呈现出来,艺术家重述着「观看的间隙」、乃至「描述的间隙」中的幽玄之趣。

刘呗宁,黄铜锤目茶荷 一对,2017. ©2017 刘呗宁

刘呗宁,黄铜锤目茶荷 一对,2017. ©2017 刘呗宁

刘呗宁,黑釉方盘 釉面局部,2017. ©2017 刘呗宁

刘呗宁,黑釉方盘 釉面局部,2017. ©2017 刘呗宁

此次展览所呈现的创作,更是以茶道美术为体裁的“物件”式作品,更多地展现了艺术家对「文」与「质」,「物」与「相」的复杂情感。展览中将呈现约40件作品,包括茶碗、茶盘、茶壶、茶择、匀杯、花插、长颈瓶等。在为期两周的展览中,7s Labo也将展开一系列的延伸活动,其中包括围绕「近代日本关西收藏」的茶道美术与收藏传统讨论会,以「日本表千家」为主的茶道文化体验,以及艺术家本人主持的作品导览、器物演示以及当代中式茶席体验。 

刘呗宁,黄铜茶则、紫铜锤目茶荷 一组,2017. ©2017 刘呗宁

刘呗宁,黄铜茶则、紫铜锤目茶荷 一组,2017. ©2017 刘呗宁

刘呗宁,白泥侧把茶壶 局部,2017. ©2017 刘呗宁

刘呗宁,白泥侧把茶壶 局部,2017. ©2017 刘呗宁

如今,手工艺品所扮演的角色多样,其中不乏物以稀为贵的商业化、奢侈化倾向,以及回溯过往手工光晕的个人化趣味。然而,茶道美术的创作理路与归纳方式,是刘呗宁对作品之存照的期许:不止于匣子空间内虚室生白的轻盈满足,更将理念镌于物事的微末、安置于生活的时空中。从而,令意蕴得以顾盼有情。 

刘呗宁,白釉浸铜匀杯,2017. ©2017 刘呗宁

刘呗宁,白釉浸铜匀杯,2017. ©2017 刘呗宁

刘呗宁,黑釉浸铜随形花插,2017. ©2017 刘呗宁

刘呗宁,黑釉浸铜随形花插,2017. ©2017 刘呗宁


刘呗宁 (b.1991) 先后于中国美术学院与纽约Pratt艺术学院学习绘画。其作品多在美国与中国展出,曾入选第十三届中国全国美展、第十届弗洛伦萨当代艺术双年展、集美x阿尔勒国际摄影季等重要展事。2017年5月,刘呗宁将在7s Labo举行在纽约的第二次个展。

茶文化方面,曾在中国杭州及美国纽约参与和主创了多家茶室,并于纽约Ran Tea House、YAOYU药余茶事、Inner Fields、7s Art等机构参与主持茶席。

个人网站:www.liubn.com

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Chinese Calligraphy Hands-on Free Trial | With Master Lu Ming Liang
Dec
16
7:00 PM19:00

Chinese Calligraphy Hands-on Free Trial | With Master Lu Ming Liang

  • 265 West 37th Street New York, NY, 10018 United States (map)
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活动介绍

12月16日周五晚7:00 - 9:00,七堂将举办【免费书法体验课】,欢迎每一位希望正本清源学书法的朋友,在陆老师的指导下,探寻文字的起源,不同字体,追根溯源,再从点横竖撇捺等基本笔画入手,走进「书法的世界」。


体验课讲师

陆明良

他是「三百年来篆刻第一人」陈巨来的嫡传弟子,集书法、篆刻、雕塑、剪纸于一身的艺术家,被各大美国主流媒体称为“Magic Ming”,两次登上《纽约时报》,被邀请上了美国的国民节目《你早美国》,是第一个在纽约自然历史博物馆举办个人艺术展的中国艺术家……一把剪刀,一把篆刻刀,一支毛笔,构筑了他的艺术世界。

「再说一遍,别叫我大师,我就是个教书的。」

陆老师在美国从事中国艺术的教育超过20年,教过的学生数不胜数,中国学生和外国学生一半一半。「我的学生都被大都会博物馆邀请去书法表演了,哈哈!」


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7s Art Salon | Proprieties on Tea Ceremony
Dec
9
7:00 PM19:00

7s Art Salon | Proprieties on Tea Ceremony

  • 265 West 37th Street New York, NY, 10018 United States (map)
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每周五晚,「七堂沙龙」,我们畅聊古今,风雨无阻。

这里有各个领域的嘉宾大咖,分享TA的故事;有有趣的伙伴,惬意交流;沙龙没有门槛,期待热爱交流,广交好友,有意思的你!


7s Art Salon | Week 13

七堂沙龙第十三期:「茶席上的待人接物之道」

一盏见人情 

喝茶时的待人接物之道,历来是处理人与人之间微妙关系的一种修养。

茶席上的礼仪只是为了形式化的美观吗?

这些细节对体解一道好茶又有怎样的助益?

上回说到,陆羽讲饮茶一事,要精于行而俭于德。

精是做加法,俭是做减法——看似背道而驰的要求,实则使茶事产生了张力。

而这样的茶道思想又是如何在喝茶/泡茶的具体仪礼举止中体现出来的呢?

茶杯应该怎么拿?

喝一杯茶分几口?

如何「闻香」?

递来的茶壶怎么接?

怎样去体会和描述茶的「气息」?

……

12/9,本次七堂沙龙,将讲述如何在茶席上举止得体,通过适宜的茶席礼仪,完完全全地品赏到一道茶的真味。好茶分享人刘呗宁将会用一道私藏老茶,以茶席礼仪为凭借,开启潜藏在感官中的林泉丘壑。


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Incense Workshop | Make Your Own Aromatic Bead Pieces
Dec
3
2:00 PM14:00

Incense Workshop | Make Your Own Aromatic Bead Pieces

  • 42 West 38th Street New York, NY, 10018 United States (map)
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Come and join us this Saturday for a special incense workshop featuring our incense ambassador Xinyuan Cui. Cui will share a unique process of making guests' own aromatic bead pieces using fresh materials. Don't miss this great opportunity to further get in touch with the art of Chinese incense culture. 

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A Conversation with Anna Chen | The Elegant Kunqu
Nov
19
2:00 PM14:00

A Conversation with Anna Chen | The Elegant Kunqu

We are honored to invite master Anna Chen, a Chinese Kunqu scholar and performer to introduce you to the elegant world of Kunqu art. Ms. Chen will take you on a journey to explore the art of Kunqu opera. including its art form, creation, basics, culture, history and fine stories though the time. Ms. Chen will also demonstrate the connection between kunqu and Chinese literatus' culture.

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Chinese Calligraphy Class | The Origin and History of Chinese Characters
Nov
12
4:30 PM16:30

Chinese Calligraphy Class | The Origin and History of Chinese Characters

This class features Mr. Lu Ming Liang, who is specialized in Chinese Calligraphy, seal carving, microscopic carving and papercutting. He will be sharing topics such as the origin of Chinese characters, the evolution of Chinese characters, and the history of changing in Chinese characters. 

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7s Art Salon | A Guqin Gathering
Nov
11
7:00 PM19:00

7s Art Salon | A Guqin Gathering

  • 265 West 37th Street New York, NY, 10018 United States (map)
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每周五晚,「七堂沙龙」,我们畅聊古今,风雨无阻。

这里有各个领域的嘉宾大咖,分享TA的故事;有有趣的伙伴,惬意交流;沙龙没有门槛,期待热爱交流,广交好友,有意思的你!


7s Art Salon | Week 11

对,在纽约,一股古琴热正在掀起!

古琴为「琴棋书画」之首,是中国古代文化地位最高的乐器。「君子之座,必左琴右书」,先人们通过学琴,通音律,上接自然,下省人生,「琴」中蕴含了多少先人对宇宙的观察、对自然的归依,还有流传千年中华审美体系,哲学思想和人文精神。

在纽约,一群热爱古琴又充满梦想的年轻人,已不再满足于自己弹琴喝茶,风雅自在好玩惬意,而希望在当下,在世界艺术交融的纽约,用海外华人独有的文化精神,去丰富古琴的时代内涵,如同历史上的儒释道一样,去诠释海外琴人对古琴的理解和感悟。

这,期待每一位热爱古琴的小伙伴的加入。每月一次「七堂沙龙」上,我们畅聊古琴,交流琴艺,分享古琴背后的文化内涵,说说自己心中的「那一把琴」。

第一次,11月11日晚7:00,七堂沙龙上见。弹琴人,爱琴人,喜欢琴人的人,纷纷出场吧!

这只是一个开始,海外琴人自我觉醒的路还很长,「七堂」期待与你相遇。


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Tea Class | Drink, Learn And Practice With Master Li
Oct
25
8:30 PM20:30

Tea Class | Drink, Learn And Practice With Master Li

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中国百姓生活开门七件事:柴、米、油、盐、酱、醋、茶;中国文人自古七件雅事:琴、棋、书、画、诗、酒、茶;均不可无茶。

流传千年,凝聚着中国文人无数智慧的茶文化,绝仅只是一种饮品,而更像是一种生活方式。读万卷书、行万里路、品万壶茶、悟自己的生活。

金秋十月,筹备已久的「七堂茶道研习班」正式开班!国家级茶道茶艺评审师、「无茶主义茶道会」创始人红四方老师将主讲」茶道研习班」,随着课程的展开,带大家喝茶,识茶,学茶,懂茶,走进茶的世界。

授课老师:红四方(李桂田)

红四方自幼跟随父母在茶园学习采茶,后进入湖南农业大学,主修茶道、茶艺、茶叶评审。她从2005年开始踏访中国各大产茶地、茶厂与茶业机构,品尝了各类最新鲜高端的茶叶,开始从事茶业贸易。

定居美国后,她于2009年在西雅图创办桂田茶会所,同年成立茶道基金会(ChaDao Foudation),提供茶知识与茶文化的教育服务。她曾多次出席美国西北部大型茶道活动,被视为美国西北部最重要的茶人之一。

红四方于2014年底移居纽约。


课程内容

「七堂茶道研习班」共提供十二堂茶课,力图将茶文化理论与品茶实践结合,将茶艺、茶道融入生活。所有学员,将在茶人红四方带领下,了解茶的基本知识、感受茶文化、掌握饮茶方法、进而体会茶事中的韵味。

第一堂

  1. 茶道开篇,与茶相识
  2. 茶的起源
  3. 中国茶叶基本分类及分布
  4. 茶文化
  5. 茶艺器具认识
  6. 基本茶礼仪与茶艺仪态 *

第二堂

  1. 茶与水,茶与壶的关系
  2. 不同茶类的器具搭配
  3. 功夫茶的基本知识
  4. 品茗技巧
  5. 品茶悟道实践

第三堂

  1. 茶与养生
  2. 茶与养心
  3. 儒佛道与茶的关系
  4. 如何通过茶修身养性,提高生活质量
  5. 茶与生活的紧密关系,人生如茶的实践 *
 

第四堂:绿茶专题深度学习

  1. 绿茶的种类及分布
  2. 绿茶的冲泡方法及技巧
  3. 绿茶的品质鉴赏、购买及收藏
  4. 玻璃器具茶艺冲泡掌握与实践 *

第五堂:白茶、红茶专题深度学习

  1. 白茶、红茶的种类及分布
  2. 白茶、红茶的冲泡方法及技巧
  3. 白茶、红茶的品质鉴赏、购买及收藏
  4. 盖碗的深入认识、冲泡掌握与实践 *

第六堂:乌龙茶专题深度学习

  1. 乌龙茶的种类及分布
  2. 乌龙茶的冲泡方法及技巧
  3. 乌龙茶的品质鉴赏、购买及收藏
  4. 紫砂壶、闻香杯、功夫茶的深入认识、冲泡掌握与实践 *
 

第七堂:黑茶专题深度学习

  1. 黑茶的种类及分布
  2. 黑茶的冲泡方法及技巧
  3. 黑茶的品质鉴赏、购买及收藏
  4. 茶艺冲泡实践 *

第八堂:红茶与再加工茶专题深度学习

  1. 红茶与再加工茶的种类及分布
  2. 红茶与再加工茶的冲泡方法及技巧
  3. 红茶与再加工茶的品质鉴赏、选购及收藏
  4. 茶艺冲泡实践 *

第九堂:

  1. 茶礼仪
  2. 茶哲学
  3. 如何以茶禅坐
  4. 品茶禅坐实践 *
 

第十堂:

  1. 茶叶感观审评专业术语
  2. 各种乌龙茶的质量品鉴分析 *

第十一堂:

  1. 茶叶审评专业方式及评分方法
  2. 不同年份生普、熟普的对比品鉴分析 *

第十二堂:

  1. 茶席布置、茶器担配
  2. 盖碗,紫砂壶,玻璃器具冲泡方式回顾复习 *
  3. 茶友学员冲泡展示 *

 

结业茶宴

(注:* 符号为实际冲泡和品鉴体验)

以上课程涵盖中国所有茶类冲泡方法。因实际操作程较多,课程进度以开课后具体情况为准,恐有些许变动,望请理解支持。


课程设置及收费标准

  1. 茶之味初级茶道班:3堂课,6—8 人,$120
  2. 茶之韵精修茶道班:6堂课,4—5 人,$230
  3. 茶之道深度研修班:12堂课,4—5 人,$450(结业经考核颁发茶道证书)

以上费用包含器具使用费,茶叶损耗,品饮,及学费。


时间/地点

每周二晚 8:30-10:00

雅博艺廊 265 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018

 
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Traditional Chinese Incense Workshop | Aroma and Tao
Oct
22
7:00 PM19:00

Traditional Chinese Incense Workshop | Aroma and Tao

  • 42 West 38th Street New York, NY, 10018 United States (map)
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Come Join us this Saturday afternoon for a unique experience in learning and performing Chinese traditional incense.

Our incense master, Ms. Xinyuan Cui, will guide you into the world of chinese incense burning utilizing five senses of human bodies, including sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. 

Don't miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn one of the finest major cultural heritages of China. 

 

在香文化发展过程中,人们在追求衣物和雅饰芬芳的同时,也逐渐关注饮食茶点的清新淡雅。饮食的五味调和,也是让古人如痴如醉的香文化。民以食为天,食以「香」味美。

除了焚香,闻香,观烟......香文化还有很多让人沉醉的地方。10月22日晚7:00 - 9:00的香文化工作坊,主香人将带领你通过「视,听,嗅,味,触」五感,进一步体会香文化的奥妙。

最特别的是,能亲口尝到主香人自制的香饮子和香食。

目观

拓燃法;观主香人在香席上的行香仪轨和器具的使用方法。精美的香具让我们爱不释手,但不可亵玩。在行香的过程中要贯穿敬畏心和感恩心。

嗅觉

天泽扣芳。香品以沉香为主,白豆蔻/乳香等香料和合而成,三月窖藏。香的味、意、韵让我们调息/开窍,使我们的身心得倒放松和愉快。根据季节的五行之言,用香也是有讲究的。秋天,在西方,向下运动。色白属金,在肺。乳香,白豆蔻达肺金之气,调气固肺。

耳闻

战国、汉代、南北朝香炉演变 。听主香人阐述和鉴识香具,用最直接的方式了解从战国到南北朝时期有关香文化的历史演变。

味觉

素秋饮子、香食。为了养生保健,古人会把所需的香药香料加入食品制作的过程中,这便是我们香食文化的开始。比如梅花汤,苍耳饭等芳香食物。 当香料变为香食,在保养身体方面亦可达到同样的功效。主香人会带来什么样的香食呢?

触觉

触碰香材。将不同的香材装入瓶中,主香人将讲述香品「天择扣芳」中香材背后的故事。

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主香人会为每个人制作一个贴心的小册子,打印有香具图片,香食的功效以及制作方法,方便大家做笔记。

主香人介绍

馨元,香道师、涵香阁侍香者、东方翰典香文化博物馆香使。

出生于中医药发源地-中原,世家习医,从小耳濡目染,喜爱研习香材香炉,拜于多位名师、收藏家门下,力求探索中国香文化的变流与内涵。业余杂玩:纸艺、工笔画。

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7s Art Lecture | The Cultural Aesthetics In Traditional Chinese Music - with Master Chen TAO
Oct
22
3:30 PM15:30

7s Art Lecture | The Cultural Aesthetics In Traditional Chinese Music - with Master Chen TAO

专业权威的讲坛,久负盛名的大师

言之有物的学识,志同道合的相聚

 

七堂推出「名师讲坛」,每月与大师相遇,与知识相会,与朋友相聚。

师者,所以传道受业解惑也。

七堂有幸,将每月邀请一位名师光临,分享一个具体而有趣的论题。让大家能随着名师的指引,拓宽视野,深度挖掘并探索那些居于生活中的知识,例如中国文化、艺术,中式生活美学、哲学等问题。

如果是中国的经典文化,我们注重师承,相信十年磨一剑,名师出高徒;

如果是中国传统领域之外,我们注重名师在其领域,取得的成就和影响;

与同龄知己相交,如碧涧流泉般轻快;而有幸遇到名师名家,则如沐浴春风而豁然开朗。在名师讲坛,与真正的名师相遇。

名师讲坛第一期

《提升对中国古典音乐的鉴赏力——中国音乐中的文化美学》

 

 

《十面埋伏》、《春江花月夜》、《广陵散》、《平沙落雁》……一曲曲中国古典音乐奏起的时候,你懂得如何欣赏和品味吗?你会看着别人如痴如醉暗自着急自己怎么听不出门道吗?你了解这些音乐背后,妙趣横生的文化美学吗?

 

中国的音乐史比中国的文字史还长,贾湖遗址出土的贾湖骨笛距今有9000年历史,音乐在中国文化中的地位,是至高无上的,礼乐一起,成为上古社会的规范和秩序。中华广阔的疆域中,流传数千年而被不断丰富的中国古典音乐,有南北之分,也有雅俗之分。

 

 

 

著名笛箫演奏家,音乐教育家陈涛老师,将莅临第一期「七堂·名师讲坛」。他将现场演奏笛箫曲子,从中国南北音乐风格入手,引出「雅乐」、「俗乐」两种不同的音乐形式,讨论形成这些风格背后的文化机制,梳理中国古典音乐的审美演变脉络,为您指引一条,如何欣赏中国音乐的路。

 

主讲人:陈涛

 

 

 

中国著名笛箫演奏家、音乐教育家、作曲家兼中国民族管弦乐指挥家,美国神州中乐团团长及创始人。纽约时报称其「音乐诗人」,纽约世界日报,星岛日报称其为「笛王」及「笛子艺术大师」,指挥大师卡拉杨称其「用心灵在演奏」。

 

陈涛老师曾应曼哈顿音乐学院室内乐团之邀在林肯中心,卡内基音乐厅演出,应华美协进社(ChinainstituteinAmerica)之邀,举办连续十几年的中国音乐专题演讲及音乐会,率神州中乐团同仁,深入美国纽约地区教育与演出,同时开办各种器乐学习课程,为出生在美国的华裔青少年教授中国乐器,为发扬、宏大中国优秀的音乐文化不遗余力,是当今活跃于世界音乐舞台的杰出音乐家。

 

陈涛老师不但在中国古典,传统及民间音乐方面功力深厚,也在新音乐领域中演奏,录制了当代最具影响力的作曲家如:谭盾,周龙,陈怡,瞿小松,JoneLaBarbara(美国),韩咏,司徒刚等大量的现代作品,被音乐界誉为「中国新音乐的先驱」。

 

 

名师讲坛:如何提升对中国古典音乐的鉴赏力

——中国音乐中的文化美学

 

欣赏现场演奏不同风格的笛曲

南北不同乐曲风格

雅乐与俗乐

中国古典音乐审美脉络

提升中国古典音乐鉴赏力

 

 

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相信,听完讲座,你对中国古典音乐的鉴赏功力,甚至对中国文化的鉴赏力,都会提升至少18层了呢!

享受一下午古典音乐的盛宴,七堂·名师讲坛,等你!

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7s Art Workshop | Learn Ikebana on Chinese Double-Seventh Day!
Aug
6
4:00 PM16:00

7s Art Workshop | Learn Ikebana on Chinese Double-Seventh Day!

7s Art Workshop is online!

We will host an Ikebana Workshop on August 6 at Artosino in Manhattan (265 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018).

You will learn Ikenobo ikebana, the oldest and largest school of Ikebana, accompanied with Guqin music and Chinese tea on this romantic afternoon!

 

What is Ikenobo ikebana?

More than putting flowers in a container, ikebana is a disciplined art form in which nature and humanity are brought together. Contrary to the idea of floral arrangement as a collection of particolored or multicolored arrangement of blooms, ikebana often emphasizes oter areas of the plant, such as its stems and leaves, and draws emphasis toward shape, line, and form.

 

Instructor: Ms. Paula Tam

Ms Paula Tam has rich experience in teaching Ikenobo ikebana for over 20 years. She was entitled "Junkatoku" – Professor of Ikebana, the first of the four highest Ikenobodiplomas from Ikenobo Floral Art in 2014.

Her arrangements have been exhibited in numerous institutions including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Museum, Tenri Gallery, Japanese Stroll Garden etc. She was invited to give ikebana demonstrations at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and for Ikebana International New York Chapter. 

Besides teaching, she is serving as advisor of Ikebana International New York Chapter and Ikebana Coordinator of Japanese Gallery at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She also served as president of Ikebana International New York Chapter from June 2013 to May 2015 and as treasurer from 2009 to 2013. She was also a Board Member of Ikenobo Ikebana Society NYC Chapter from 2006 to 2013.

All participants will be grouped in two and try out Ikebana under the guidance of Ms. Paula Tam. You can take your work back at home after the workshop!

 

Program Rundown

  1. Introduce the story behind Chinese Double - Seventh Day

It is the Seventh Evening of the Seventh Month Festival according to the Chinese lunar calendar, which is traditionally celebrated as a festival, mostly kown as ‘The Begging Festival’ or ‘The Daughter's Festival’, on which girls pray to the Weaving-Maid for her blessing on their needlework. A romantic love story about Cowherd and Weaving-Maid is also related to this festival and their story will be retold during our event.

       2. Enjoy the beauty of Guqin Music

A Male Phoenix Searches for His Mate《凤求凰》
-by Wensong Bai

The Reeds《蒹葭》
-by Jiawei Mao

       3. Here comes the main dish - Ikebana Learning

Have a basic understanding of Ikenobo Ikebana and try out yourself in collaboration with your assigned groupmate. Ms. Paula Tam will guide you throughout the session. You can take your "masterpiece" back home after the workshop.

      4. Networking with cold brew tea

On a hot summer day, with our refreshment - Cold Brew Tea, a specially designed Chnese ice tea, you will definitely enjoy a pleasant networking time.

We will provide cold brew tea from the bar during the whole networking process. Hope you enjoy it!

 

You are cordially invited to our 7s Art Workshop to experience more about Ikebana!


TIME: August 6, 2016 4:00 P.M.

PRICE: $45/ PERSON

LOCATION: 265 37TH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10018

 
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Yaji: Chinese painting, Guqin and hermit spirit of scholars
Jun
25
4:30 PM16:30

Yaji: Chinese painting, Guqin and hermit spirit of scholars

  • 424 West Broadway New York, NY, 10013 United States (map)
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Come join us together to travel back in time in a restored ancient way and get inspired by the ‘hermit spirit’ with Chinese ink paintings, Guqin music and Chinese tea.

A lecture on ‘hermit spirit’ of ancient Chinese scholars, which are reflected in the landscape ink paintings,  guqin music (solo and singing)
and cold Brew Tea

 

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A Yaji in Long Island
Jun
4
4:30 PM16:30

A Yaji in Long Island

  • 33 Hillside Avenue Williston Park, NY, 11596 United States (map)
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We have arranged a Yaji (elegant gathering with tea ceremony, Guqin and other traditional Chinese music) on June 4th in Williston Park in Long island NY. 
You will have an unique experience of enjoying Guqin music and Tea Ceremony in a casual and relaxed setting.

What's new?

  • No entrance ticket 
  • Voluntary donation 
  • No limited number of attendees

You should definitely join us If you would like to:

  • Get yourselves relaxed in the Guqin melodies 
  • Have a taste of a wonderful Oolong Tea called Four Seasons 
  • Learn about Guqin music and Tea ceremony as well as other dimensions of traditional Chinese culture
  • Meet new people who share the same interests

Guqin & Singing

Repertoire of Guqin Melodies:
Home Coming《归去来辞》
Evening Song of a Drunken Fisherman《醉渔唱晚》
Seeking Seclusion《招隐》
Parasol Leaves Dancing in the Autumnal Breeze《梧叶舞秋风》
The Midnight Crow《乌夜啼》
Three Variations on Plum Blossom《梅花三弄》

All attendees will be seated on the floor. We will provide Cattail Hassock (a traditional Chinese rush cushion, also called Zafu) for your comfort. Casul wear is highly recommended.


TIME: JUNE 4, 2016 4:30 P.M.
PRICE: NO ENTRANCE ADMISSIONS, VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTION
LOCATION: 33 HILLSIDE AVE, WILLISTON PARK, NY 11596

 
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Elegant Gathering in SOHO
May
29
4:30 PM16:30

Elegant Gathering in SOHO

We will host another Elegant Gathering on the following day on May 29th, at the same time and the same location.

The beauty and elegance of Chinese refined lifestyle will be shared with another amazing traditional Chinese musical intrument -- Guzheng. The rest parts of the elegant gathering including Tea Ceremony and Guqin music. Desserts will be served during the event.

Guzheng Music

Guzheng is a Chinese traditional plucked musical string instrument with over 2500 years of history. The early types of guzheng emerged during the Warring States period (475 to 221 BCE). The modern guzheng usually has 21 strings with a length of 64 inches.


The guzheng inspired several other Asian zither instruments, such as the Japanese koto, the Korean gayageum, and the Vietnamese đàn tranh. The guzheng should not be confused with the Guqin.

Gugiqn Music

Repertoire of Guqin Melodies:
Stream Flowing Through the Green Ravine《碧涧流泉》
Ping Sha Luo Yan《平沙落雁》

Guest Artist

Ms. Wang began playing the guzheng at the age of ten under her father's instruction, and completed hertraining at Henan University and the Cao School of Guzheng Art. Ms Wang performs with the Henan Provincial Opera, as well as teaching guzheng. Shehas appeared with her students on Beijing's Central Television Station, in a frequently re-broadcast musical program. Ms. Wang has received numerous awards, and serves as a judge withthe Chinese National Evaluation Team for Pipe and String Music.

Only 20 Seats available.
Please make reservation ASAP if you are interested. We are looking forward to seeing you.


TIME: MAY 29, 2016 4:30 P.M.
PRICE: $55/ PERSON
LOCATION: 82 W 3RD ST, NEW YORK, NY 10012

 
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Elegant Banquet in SOHO
May
28
4:30 PM16:30

Elegant Banquet in SOHO

The Elegant Banquet in SOHO Manhattan on May 28th will share the beauty and elegance of Chinese refined lifestyle through Tea Ceremony, Guqin & singing, and Pipa (Chinese lute) solo.


Prelude: 
Pipa Solo

Pipa is one of the most popular Chinese musical instruments with a history of more than two thousand years.It is belongs to the plucked category of instruments with four strings, sometimes called the Chinese lute. Since its tonality changes a lot, it can present various themes, such as yearning for love, natural beauty and intense battle etc. 

Procession: 
Tea Ceremony

Tea is a magic drink.

It keeps you awake, and it settles you down. If you feel hot, it cools you and if you are cold, it warms you. It makes you feel connected to the nature -- down to the earth, and far to the universe.

The Chinese Tea Ceremony was born as a result of the respect for nature and need for peace. For Chinese, drinking tea is all about elegance, harmony and enjoyment. 

Transition: 
Guqin & Singing

Repertoire of Guqin Melodies:
Moon over Guan Mountain《关山月》
A Male Phoenix Searches for his Mate《凤求凰》
Ping Sha Luo Yan《平沙落雁》

Postlude: 
Sichuan Style Cuisine

Guest Artist

Zhou Yi is one of the best well-known pipa artist in the world. She is a rising-star and an extremely gifted virtuoso pipa performer. After graduating with a BFA in music from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Zhou Yi moved to New York and has been heard in various venues throughout the United States. She has performed in places such as Carnegie Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, John Hancock Hall, Pickman Concert Hall and the Metropolitan Museum of Art etc.


Zhou Yi is a co-founder of the Ba Ban Chinese Music Society of New York. She also plays the Guqin, liuqin (high pitched lute), ruan (alto lute), sanxian (three stringed lute) as well as the western instrument – piano. Zhou Yi currently resides in New York City.

Only 20 Seats available.
Please make reservation ASAP if you are interested. We are looking forward to seeing you.


TIME: MAY 28, 2016 4:30 P.M.
PRICE: $55/ PERSON
LOCATION: 82 W 3RD ST, NEW YORK, NY 10012

 
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Elegant Gathering | Washington, D.C.
May
14
4:30 PM16:30

Elegant Gathering | Washington, D.C.

We have arranged an Elegant Gathering in Washington, D.C. on May 14, 2016 that will share the beauty and elegance of tradional Chinese refined lifestyle through Tea Ceremony, Guqin music, and Incense Ritual.

Prelude: 
Guqin Music

About the Guqin Melody: Flowing Water

In 1977, a recording of the Guqin melody Flowing Water《流水》, was chosen to be included in the Voyager Golden Record, a gold-plated LP recording containing music from around the world including Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Stravinsky etc. It was sent into outer space by NASA on the Voyager spacecraft, representing Chinese music.

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Procession: 
Incense Ritual

In China, incense burning is a long established tradition to provide pleasant fragrances for rooms and clothing, to receive the divine wisdom, and to drive out evil spirits.
During this Elegant Gathering, you will have an unique chance to experience an authentic and less known ceremony of burning incense. Immerse yourself into the aromatic fumes of refined fragrances and mentally travel back in time. 

Transition: 
Tea Ceremony

Tea is a magic drink.
It keeps you awake, and it settles you down. If you feel hot, it cools you and if you are cold, it warms you. It makes you feel connected to the nature -- down to the earth and far to the universe.
The Chinese Tea Ceremony was born as a result of the respect for nature and need for peace. For Chinese, drinking tea is all about elegance, harmony and enjoyment. 

Postlude: 
Music and Meditation

Repertoire of Guqin Melodies:

  •     Parting at the Yang-Guan Gate 《阳关三叠》
  •     Ao Ai 《欸乃》
  •     Evening Song of the Drunken Fisherman 《醉渔唱晚》

Location & Ticket Reservation

 

Only 20 Seats available.
Please make reservation ASAP if you are interested. We are looking forward to seeing you.

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Elegant Banquet: Tea Ceremony, Guqin Music and Jiangnan Cuisine
Apr
24
12:00 PM12:00

Elegant Banquet: Tea Ceremony, Guqin Music and Jiangnan Cuisine

The Elegant Banquet on 4/24, 2016 will share the beauty and elegance of tradional Chinese culture through Tea Ceremony, Guqin music, Kunqu (Kun Opera), Pipa and Jiangnan (Southern Yangtze River) style cuisine.

 

Video Promotion

 

 

Tea Ceremony

 

 

Jiangnan (Southern Yangtze River) Style Cuisine

 

 

Artists

 

Location

 

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30 Seats provided in total.
Please make reservation ASAP if you are interested. We are looking forward to seeing you.

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