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STPI Open House : Expect Japanese ukiyo-e themed activities

Monday, 25 August 2014

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Keisai Eisen, Izumiya Ichibe

Woman Putting on Face Powder, 1820-1822

Colour woodblock print

36.8 x 25.7 cm; 14 ½ x 10 ⅛ in. (sheet)

© Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Kitagawa Utamaro

Fickle Type, 1792-1793 Woodblock print (nishiki-e)

ink and colour on paper with mica

38 x 24.8 cm; 14 5/16 x 9 ¾ in. (sheet)

© Minneapolis Institute of Arts

 

 

For the first time, STPI Open House will be held over two days due to popular demand. This is a rare chance to make your own art works in STPI’s world-class workshop coveted by top international artists. Held around the exhibition ‘Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints’, visitors can expect Japanese ukiyo-e themed activities and win attractive prizes for the best artistic creations!

 

 

STPI Open House

Date: 30 & 31 Aug, Sat & Sun
Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Fee: Free Admission

 

Utagawa Hiroshige, Published by Uoya Eikichi

Fireworks at Ryōgoku Bridge, 1858

Colour woodblock print

35.7 x 23.5 cm; 14 1/16 x 9 ¼ in. (sheet)

© Minneapolis Institute of Arts

 

Utagawa Hiroshige, Published by Uoya Eikichi

Distant View of Atake in Evening Shower

Over the Ōhashi Bridge

September 1857 Colour woodblock print

36.6 x 24.7 cm; 14 7/16 x 9 ¾ in. (sheet)

© Minneapolis Institute of Arts

 

 

 

Gallery: 15 minutes of Fame with ‘Edo Pop’

 

Selfie@STPI: Unleash your creative alter ego & style your own Japanese pop persona at STPI’s ‘Selfie’ wall decked with costume props.

 

Decoding Hiroshige: Spin your own tale and decipher Hiroshige’s enigmatic work ‘Driving Rain’. The most intriguing comic strip wins a mystery prize. Post your pictures on instagram #stpiopenhouse to win attractive ‘Edo Pop’ merchandise.

 

Emily Allchurch
Tokyo Story 1: Lotus Garden (after Hiroshige), 2011
Transparency on lightbox
120.65 x 85.73 x 5.08 cm; 47½ x 33¾ x 2 in
© Emily Allchurch

Emily Allchurch
Tokyo Story 8: Temple (after Hiroshige), 2011
Transparency on lightbox
120.65 x 85.73 x 5.08 cm; 47½ x 33¾ x 2 in.
© Emily Allchurch

 

 

 

Gallery: Yata! Kids workshop

 

Origami Magic, Sat & Sun, 1.00-5.00pm: Experience the magic of transforming flat pieces of paper into beautiful 3-D creations with Japanese origami.

 

Everyday People (Sat) & Places (Sun), 1.30 – 4.30pm, early registration: Join artist Kelly Reedy and create prints of your favourite people and places using the ukiyo-e technique!

 

Papermaking: Get back to basics with papermaking and be surprised by the infinite creative possibilities of the humble paper pulp.

 

 

For more information, please visit www.stpi.com.sg.

 

 

Related news: Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints (dated 25 July 2014)

 

 

Source: STPI

 

Photos: STPIPosted by Admin in Arts & Culture on 25 Aug 2014

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