Flung Ink Painting (CAEL5041)

UNIT OF STUDY

'Flung Ink' is a traditional form of Chinese painting. The goal of this practice is the unity of mind, body and field embodied in gestural mark. Flung ink is regarded as a form of calligraphy and its influence still persists in recent and contemporary art practices including the Japanese Gutai movement. You will explore the relationship between action, energy, mark and residue through the use of both traditional and non-traditional painting materials. You will be required to establish a regular meditation practice for the duration of this unit as this is the primary method of investigating states of non-duality and will be key to the structure of the unit of study.

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Classes

1x3-hour studio class/week

Assessment

group activities and discussion (10%) and self-directed project (90%)

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No

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