“When I create calligraphy art, I find that worrying or thinking “I need to create something good!” causes me to overthink it and my lines don’t turn out the way I want them to. I try to stay neutral, so that I can be who I am in that moment and express myself as I am. In order to do that, I think that it’s very important to live my life in an enriching way, so I cherish each day. In addition to black ink, I work with colors, objects and film. Calligraphy art has a history of hundreds or even thousands of years. Traditionally, it’s a single-tone world of ink and paper, but it’s richer than it looks, with great variety in the shades of black ink and the design of white space. My calligraphy art might be seen called “cutting-edge”, but actually, it is just that I’m simply opening my heart and expressing the vivid and wide-ranging forms that I see in my heart.
To me, there is nothing more beautiful than the world where I express my heart and mind in ink. My hope for those who view my calligraphy art is that it will stimulate free, enjoyable and enriching imagination. It excites me to think about what people see when they look at my works, how they evolve through each person’s perspective.”
My favorite part of any work is the very first brush stroke. That first stroke on the paper defines the feeling that the work will have. I used to try to clear my mind, but you can’t force that. It was only when I began thinking about expressing the things I have experienced and the scenery that I have seen that I entered that wonderful zone where my heart guides my hand.”