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Tiger Tails: Harnessing the Ferocity of the King of Animals in Early- to Middle-period Chinese Art

Description:

Please join Dr. Roslyn Hammers in a celebratory talk that brings in the felicitous Lunar New Year of the Tiger! Focusing on the representation of the tiger from early days to pre-Ming, this informal chat will consider the role of the tiger and related feline friends in Chinese painting and other media. The tiger, initially regarded as a fierce and terrifying foe, he or she could also be enlisted to serve as a protective guardian with apotropaic properties in art. The tiger appeared as a symbol emblazoned on paintings, clothing, doorways, tomb walls, and other places, visually lending his power to those who sought it. This talk will take a lighthearted look at the beauty of the tiger while at the same time consider the reconfigurations of its ferocity, a quality that is at the core of the tiger’s power and status as the king of the animals. 

Medium: English

CONSIDERING THE TIGHTENED SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES ON CAMPUS, THIS EVENT IS NO LONGER A HYBRID EVENT.

WE WELCOME ONLINE PARTICIPATION ONLY. (Updated on 14/1/2022)

Confirmation email will be sent within one week of registration.


Date:01/19/2022
Time:6:30 PM
Venue:ONLINE