Interactive Seminar - Preserving Monasteries in Tibet

JUN 20 2019

Macey & Sons is very honoured to host independent Asian art researcher and specialist in Himalayan Art, Ms. Wai Wai Hon. She demonstrate the archival process of using advanced technologies to capture and record the art collections, murals and architecture of important monasteries in Tibet.

Interactive Seminar - Preserving Monasteries in Tibet

Macey & Sons is very honoured to host independent Asian art researcher and specialist in Himalayan Art, Ms. Wai Wai Hon. She demonstrate the archival process of using advanced technologies to capture and record the art collections, murals and architecture of important monasteries in Tibet. The project was lead by the Research Institute for Tibetan Buddhist Heritage, The Palace Museum Beijing; UNESCO and in collaboration with major monasteries in Tibet.

Ms. Wai Wai is an independent Asian art researcher based in Hong Kong. For the past 20 years, she has immersed herself in the study of Himalayan Art with focus on Tibetan Buddhism art forms and the sacred practices of this tradition. In her studies and professional work she continues visit Tibet, India, Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan to study Buddhist art in situ and understand the context is which Buddhist culture has survived over the centuries and continues to attract a wide audience of admirers. Since 2013, Wai Wai has actively collaborated with The Palace Museum Beijing to carry out the advanced digital archiving of the art and architecture of important monasteries across Tibet. In 2015, she co-published a limited edition book with the Jokhang Temple on the restoration of its golden roof. The book won the Best Creative Award at the Hong Kong Print Awards. Last year in 2018, she organised the highly praised Silk Road and the Art of the Tibetan Plateau Forum together with the Palace Museum Beijing, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Asia Society.

Seminar Topics:
• The archival process of the of using advanced technologies to capture and record the art collections, murals and architecture of selected important monasteries in Tibet
• Preserving and the fundamentals of Himalayan Art
• Show and explore the history of Himalayan art e.g. Tang Ka, Tibetan Buddhist Art, restored artifacts
• How different eras can be read through art; the culture behind and revealing some of the rarest Tibetan Buddhist Art hidden from the public

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