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[TALK & DEMONSTRATION] LONGQUAN CELADON: THE PAST AND THE PRESENT (FULL)
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Date: Saturday, 25 September 2021
Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm
Venue: 1/F T.T. Tsui Building, University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU, 90 Bonham Road (Please enter the museum via the Fung Ping Shan Building)
Language: Cantonese
Cost: Free admission. No walk-ins are allowed. Please click here to register.

Surrounded by mountains, streams, and dense forests, Longquan County in Southern Zhejiang province has long been a centre for Chinese celadon ceramics, as it is rich in mineral resources and the raw materials needed to support the storied ceramics industry.
The talk will focus on the evolution and major breakthroughs related to the history of Longquan celadons. 
 
Speaker 
Ms Wong May Lee is a renowned ceramist who has researched ceramics in the UK, Taiwan, Japan, Australia and elsewhere. She founded her own ceramics school in 1984, with the goal of promoting the art form in Hong Kong. She has taught pottery classes in the HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education, HKIEd School of Continuing and Professional Education and at the Hong Kong Museum of Art. In 2004 and 2005 she was appointed guest pottery lecturer of the China Academy of Art and the Hubei Institute of Fine Arts. 

 
Image: Bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279 CE), Stoneware with crackled celadon glaze, HKU.C.1959.0224
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