FREE Artist Talk & Japanese Woodblock Demonstration
Six hundred hot pink and green handmade prints? Join Jennifer as she chats about her debut solo show and demonstrates the art of Japanese woodblock printing. A 400-year-old craft, Japanese 'mokuhanga' is a unique printmaking method known best in 'ukiyoe' prints. Jennifer combines this ancient technique with screenprint, linocut and painting to form a visual exploration of history and heritage.
Artist Jennifer Lim in front of 'Balik Rumah: Let's Head Home', 2015, mixed media, 180 x 90cm.
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'Peranakan Peony', 2015, edition of 50, Japanese woodblock, 14 x 9 cm.
A graduate of the Australian National University, Jennifer holds a combined degree in Visual Arts (Printmaking) & Asian Studies (Japanese). Trained in Japanese woodblock at Kyoto Seika University by the renowned Japanese printmaker Akira Kurosaki, Jennifer was also a summer intern at ‘Karacho’ - an artisan studio hand-printing Japanese decorative papers since 1624 in Kyoto. She has a Diploma of Building Design and Interior Technology from Southbank Institute of Technology, Brisbane.
Printing of 'Victorian Voyage - Sage', 2015, Japanese woodblock, 10 x 10cm.
Jennifer moved to Singapore in 2012 to reconnect with her Hokkien and Peranakan roots and has served as a Museum Volunteer for the Peranakan Museum. She lives in Toa Payoh, a heartland area that serves as daily inspiration. Jennifer’s works are collected in countries including Singapore, Australia and Japan.
info (at) jenniferlimdesign.com
Ph: +65 9147 8669