Chinese Calligraphy: Art on the Streets

Elderly people in China are always trying to find ways to keep themselves entertained (which good for their physical and mental health). It’s not uncommon to see ballroom dancing groups, Sword Fighting, Music Playing been practiced in pretty much every corner of major cities in China.

This artist is practicing Chinese Calligraphy with a brush soaked in water on the side walk in the entrance Zhong Shan Park in Shanghai:  makes one ponder on the contrast of the long history of calligraphy and the ephemeral aspect of his work, which in a hot summer day, only last for a few seconds.

Itamar Medeiros

Originally from Brazil, Itamar Medeiros currently lives in Germany, where he works as Lead Product Design Strategist at SAP and promotes User Experience Design as visiting lecturer at Köln International School of Design. Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, Itamar Medeiros has helped truly global companies in several countries (Argentina, Brazil, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, The Netherlands, Poland, United Arab Emirates, United States) create great user experience through advocating Design and Innovation principles. During his 7 years in China, he championed the User Experience Design discipline as User Experience Manager at Autodesk and Local Coordinator of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) in Shanghai

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