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Art of Patience
Japanese students learn and practice the ancient art of calligraphy in a small classroom in Tokyo.
Last Modified: 04 May 2011 13:45

 

Filmmaker: Matt Allard

Japanese students learn and practice the ancient art of calligraphy in a small classroom in Tokyo.

Calligraphy is an art form that has been studied for over 3,000 years. Calligraphy is not merely an exercise in good handwriting, but rather the foremost art form of the Orient.

Japanese calligraphy attempts to bring words to life, and endow them with character.

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