Activity highlight! Crossing Boundaries: The Calligraphic Art of Manny Ling
The world-renowned western calligrapher Dr Manny Ling is going back to his roots to stage the largest exhibition of his work in Hong Kong. ‘Crossing Boundaries’
will feature up to 40 pieces dealing with cross-cultural practices drawing on influences in Manny’s life from Western calligraphy to East Asian traditions.
His artwork also draws on both his work as a graphic designer and typographer, working with letterforms, digital media and hand-made.
About the artist:
Dr Manny Ling is a calligrapher, designer and educator. He is the Programme Leader for MA Design and Senior Lecturer in Design at the University of Sunderland, UK.
He specialises in calligraphy, lettering, typographic design, and editorial design. He has responsibilities as Director of Studies for PhD research in Design and he is also the Director for the International Research Centre for Calligraphy (IRCC) at the University.
Date: 12th Apr – 18th June
Time: Monday – Friday: 8am – 11pm;
Saturday: 9am – 9pm;
Sunday: 10am – 9pm
Venue: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Lee Shau Kee Library