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Combination of Visual Art and Performance Art

Lampo Leong describes the creative process of cursive Chinese calligraphy as “very similar to a dance or a musical performance.” He explains that “the success of marking on paper is, to a certain extent, a direct reflection of the quality of the performance while creating the piece.”

Cultural Connections

Lampo Leong
Associate Professor, Art
UM Columbia

By Tanya Sneddon