July 11, 2017 19:35
We had a lovely interview over email with Paul Beumer, one of the firsts residents at Qingyun on the southern outskirts of Beijing about the work he did using shibori textile dyeing techniques.
China Residencies: What first interested you in moving to Taiwan and finding residencies in China?
Paul Beumer: During my residency at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam, the book 'Early text on Chinese Painting,’ written by Susan Bush and Hsio-Yen Shih, made a deep impression. Different texts in the book describe how important it is not to paint a copy of reality but to capture the spirit of what you want to depict. Very early ...Read More