Chinese Silk Shines at Exhibition in Paris

June 8, 2018  Editor: Xie Wen
Brocade painting The Drunken Beauty displayed at the Paris China Cultural Center on June 5, 2018. [Chinaculture.org]

 

Exhibition Reconstruction: Techniques and Design of Chinese Silk opened at the Paris China Cultural Center on Tuesday and will run through June 28.

Sponsored by the China Culture Center in Paris and the Zhejiang Provincial Culture Department , and organized by the China National Silk Museum, the exhibition is another highlight of the Chinese Culture and Tourism Ministry's international program of China Week: Inheritance and Innovation — a month-long event focusing on cultural creative products from China.

Using silk as the carrier, the new exhibition presents the techniques and charm of the ancient Chinese silk through four subthemes: Broderie, Impression, Tissage, and Teinture, that is, embroidery, printing, weaving and dyeing.

Zhou Wei, the event's curator and assistant to the director of the China National Silk Museum, said the exhibition infused new designs with traditional craftsmanship to reflect the rich artistic connotation and vitality of Chinese silk.

On the sidelines of the exhibition, the center also held a public lecture on "Reconstruction of Chinese Silk's Design Materials" on June 4, and an industrial exchange meeting themed "Reconstruction: Techniques and Design of Silk" on June 5 to promote international cooperation in silk products.

 

An embroidered silk dress is showcased at the Paris China Cultural Center on June 5, 2018. [Chinaculture.org]
The exhibiton hall of Impression. [Chinaculture.org]
The industry exchange meeting on "Reconstruction: Techniques and Design of Silk" is held at the Paris China Cultural Center on June 5, 2018. [Chinaculture.org]
A model shows a silk flower dress at the Paris China Cultural Center on June 5, 2018. [Chinaculture.org]
A models shows a silk dress at the Paris China Cultural Center on June 5, 2018. [Chinaculture.org]

 

(Source: China Daily)

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