Dishu - Ground Calligraphy in China

Dishu - Ground Calligraphy in China

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Dishu is the first survey on contemporary calligraphic practices in Chinese public spaces, documented during the summer of 2011 in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenyang. It takes the form of a major photographic essay, which traces the roots of this hand writing phenomenon and its development in Chinese society, analyses in detail the do-it-yourself writing tools specially designed for street lettering and explores its possible trans-position into other writing cultures.
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Dishu is the first survey on contemporary calligraphic practices in Chinese public spaces, documented during the summer of 2011 in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenyang. It takes the form of a major photographic essay, which traces the roots of this hand writing phenomenon and its development in Chinese society, analyses in detail the do-it-yourself writing tools specially designed for street lettering and explores its possible trans-position into other writing cultures.
  • Author
    Francois Chastanet
  • Publisher
    Dokument Press
  • Release
    September 2013
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    320 pages. 16 x 24 cm
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  • Date added
    September 2013