Exhibitions display traditional art and music around Songjiang District
Calligraphy in cursive script
Chinese calligraphy in cursive script is on display at Songjiang Art Museum. Cursive script, or caoshu in Chinese, developed around the end of the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220). In cursive script, individual strokes within a character are drastically simplified and abbreviated, often becoming a single continuous movement of the writer's brush. It requires great control of the hand, the brush and the ink, which all contribute to the random yet beautiful changes of the strokes.
Date: Through December 16
Venue: Songjiang Art Museum
Address: No. 601, Lane 900, Sanxin Rd N.
A guqin exhibition is open to the public in ancient Sijing Town. Guqin, a plucked, seven-string zither, regarded as "the father of Chinese musical instruments," has been a favorite of scholars and literati for its great subtlety of tone since more than 3,000 years ago. The exhibition in the Songfeng Tingyin Guqin Culture Center features 36 ancient zithers. Zither-making masters and players are on site to introduce the instrument's history.
Date: Through December 22
Venue: Songfeng Tingyin Guqin Culture Center
Address: 339 Kaijiang Rd M., Sijing Town
The Shanghai International Photography Festival 2022 exhibition is being held in Songjiang. This exhibition displays the representative works of outstanding photographers in different periods in Shanghai from the early 1900s to the beginning of this century. A total of 25 photographers, including Zhuang Xueben, China's pioneer of modern image anthropology, Lang Jingshan, the earliest photography journalist in China, and Wu Siyi, a member of the Chinese Photographers Association, are remembered to present the brilliant achievements of Shanghai's photography in the past century.
Date: Through January 4
Venue: Yunjian Granary Art Space
Address: 327 Songhui Rd E.