“Calligraphies in Conversation” 2018

I calligrafi Katia Bagnoli e Bruno Riva hanno partecipato con due opere alla mostra internazionale

Calligraphies in Conversation
5th International Exhibition
Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC)
388 Ninth Street, Suite 290, Oakland, CA 94607
Exhibition Dates: November 8, 2018 – January 16, 2019. 


On Thursday, November 8, at 5:30- 9 p.m. at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC), the international calligraphy exhibition “Calligraphies in Conversation” opened with a public reception. The exhibition is one of the few of its kind exploring connections between calligraphy traditions and practices from different cultures and languages through the world.
Says Chief Curator of the exhibition, Arash Shirinbab, “Calligraphies in Conversation encompasses an annual group exhibition and a series of public venues focusing on initiating a meaningful conversation between different cultures, languages, and scripts existed in local communities and beyond through the art of writing and calligraphy. Besides endorsing classic calligraphy, this exhibition nurtures innovative and contemporary ways of expressing concerns, stories, and memories by utilizing letters and transforming them through non-traditional medium such as installation, ceramics, textile art, typography, digital art, video, performance, and mixed media.”

Bruno Riva & Katia Bagnoli “Mottainai (What a waste!)”, 19.7×15.8, Mixed Media

Bruno Riva & Katia Bagnoli “Mottainai (What a waste!)”, 19.7×15.8, Mixed Media


Bruno Riva, An all-pervading unity”, 32×19, Ink on Paper

Bruno Riva, “An all-pervading unity”, 32×19, Ink on Paper