Texas Tech will host the seventh annual Worldwide Arts & Tradition Symposium from 1-5 p.m. Saturday on the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium on the Museum of Texas Tech College.
The occasion will likely be hosted along with Sowoon Arts and Heritage and the Workplace of Worldwide Affairs. This 12 months’s theme is “Custom and Transition,” and the symposium is free and open to the general public.
The symposium will characteristic a number of performers and artists and two museum displays, along with a number of occasions within the days main as much as the symposium, together with a screening at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Alamo Drafthouse of the 2007 South Korean movie “Secret Sunshine.” The screening is a part of the Worldwide Movie Collection, which presents movies associated to artwork and music customs throughout cultures.
“The purpose of this symposium is to supply alternatives for Lubbock and its surrounding communities to realize a better understanding of various cultural heritage and make world cultural heritage a actuality for everybody,” mentioned Hyojung Cho, an affiliate professor of heritage administration within the Heritage and Museum Sciences Program on the museum. “It isn’t merely to point out various cultures, however make them related to our audiences.”
The symposium will characteristic Tae Keun Yoo, a professor at Kyungil College’s College of Design in South Korea and one of many nation’s most outstanding ceramists, who will lecture about Korean ceramics and its conventional and fashionable evolvement. Yoo will carry out a sensible demonstration involving the viewers that illustrates tips on how to create Korean ceramics, in addition to a recent efficiency that includes Korean portray.
Jeffrey Lastrapes, an affiliate professor of cello and chair of strings within the Texas Tech College of Music, will focus on cello music, adopted by a classical music efficiency on the instrument.
Tea Masters Eun A. Kim and Eun Yu Seok will reveal the essential etiquette associated to serving tea. The demonstration will embody viewers participation in a Korean tea ceremony utilizing tea ware created by Yoo.
A reception and shutting remarks will observe the performances.
Displays on the Museum of Texas Tech
– The Lunar Embrace exhibit, Gallery 3: Open till June 16, this exhibit options Korean Moon Jars and conventional work by Yoo. In keeping with the museum’s web site, Yoo’s work explores the “daring and startlingly fashionable ceramic traditions” from the Joseon dynasty (1392-1910). An artist reception will happen from 6-8 p.m. Thursday on the museum and is free and open to the general public.
– The Ottchil Exhibit, Helen DeVitt Jones Sculpture Court docket: This exhibit, open through the symposium, options 39 items of conventional Korean lacquer artwork by Korean modern Ottchil artist Jeong Eun Lee, who teaches at Sookmyung Ladies’s College in Seoul, South Korea.
Workshops with artists
– Ok-12 Trainer and Artist Korean Ceramic Workshop, 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Helen DeVitt Jones Clay Studio, Louise Hopkins Underwood Middle for the Arts, 519 Ave. J
Throughout this workshop, which is open to native artists and all academics in any Texas faculty district, Yoo will reveal the importance of Korean ceramics and attendees may have the possibility use a potter’s wheel.
– Ok-12 Scholar Korean Tea Etiquette Workshop, 9:30-11 a.m., Thursday, Corridor of Nations, Worldwide Cultural Middle, 601 Indiana Ave.
Throughout this workshop, Tea Masters Kim and Seok will reveal tea etiquette and its significance to native Ok-12 college students. They are going to use tea ware created by Yoo.
The symposium is sponsored by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the Nationwide Endowment for the Humanities; the Middle for World Understanding-Lubbock Worldwide Cultural Middle, Inc.; and Texas Tech’s Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic and Worldwide Communication within the School of Media & Communication.