At the 20th Cultural Expo, a group of Hainan craftsmen brought amazing works

Source:Hainan Daily

On May 23, Fu Xiuying, a representative inheritor of the Li ethnic group's "double-side embroidery" technique under the Hainan intangible cultural heritage project of Hainan Province, demonstrated her weaving skills at the Hainan Exhibition Hall of the 20th Shenzhen Cultural Expo. Photo by Hainan Daily reporter Zhang Mao.

On the 1.67 meters long wooden body, is a delicate picture of Dongpo in Hainan. With the flow of eyes slowly unfolded, he crossed the sea to Hainan with low eyebrows, drank and chatted with friends under the melon shed, set up a school to teach and educate people, and bid farewell to the people unforgettably. It vividly shows the classic picture of Su Dongpo in Hainan.

The 20th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industry Expo (hereinafter referred to as the Cultural Expo) recently opened. The wooden sculpture titled Su Dongpo in Danzhou was unveiled at the Hainan Exhibition Hall.

This is the work of Hu Jingyang, a first-class technician of Hainan Arts and Crafts. "It took me a year and a half to create this wood carving, using various techniques such as hollow carving, round carving and deep relief to show Su Dongpo's life in Hainan as vividly as possible." Hu Jingyang said.

At 10:00 on May 25, less than 40 minutes after the opening of the museum, several groups of people had changed around this wooden carving. "The ripples in the wine bowl, the texture on the leaves, even the wrinkles in Su Dongpo's eyes are clear." Audience Cheng Sisi while taking a mobile phone shooting, while feeling the delicate wood carving knife method.

"This wood carving is made of Hainan's local catalpa wood. I like to use Hainan's unique wood to carve Hainan stories and show Hainan's customs." Hu Jingyang introduced that seeing his work was very popular at the Cultural Expo, he was proud of himself and proud of Hainan culture.

Walking in the Hainan Exhibition Hall, it is not difficult to find that many skilled craftsmen and non-genetic inheritors develop their creativity. They not only inherit the exquisite skills, but also explore the integration of traditional and modern aesthetics with a unique perspective and innovative spirit.

Small shells, depict the beautiful world. In the Hainan Exhibition Hall, a shell carving works wall is very eye-catching. When we come closer to observe carefully, the shells of different shapes are carefully carved into flowers and birds, mountains and rivers, buildings, etc., which are beautiful in shape from a distance and lifelike in a close look.

"These are all carved from natural Hainanese shells." Liu Feixiong, head of the exhibition area, master of arts and crafts of Hainan Province and craftsman of South China Sea, picked up the shell carving painting "Splendid Future" to show to reporters. Two white peacocks were very lively, and a bright red peony bud opened before us.

"These colors are not only the natural colors of shells, but also the natural beauty of Hainan," Liu Feixiong said, pointing to the colors on the shell carving paintings. Engaged in shell carving skills for more than ten years, his shell carving works have formed a unique artistic style, known for fine craftsmanship. "I brought shell carving to the Cultural Expo this time, hoping to let more people see Hainan's rich natural resources and exquisite craftsmanship."

Large wood carving, Li brocade "dragon quilt", red clay ceramics. In the Hainan exhibition Hall, many craft-made crafts make the audience's eyes bright. Around people's clothing, food, housing, transportation, etc., these traditional skills and intangible cultural heritage skills are also cleverly integrated into modern daily necessities.

"What kind of ceramic is this? It has a very special texture!" Asked a visitor from Beijing, holding up a ceramic cup. "This is Hainan's red clay ceramics, when we hold a magnifying glass to look at its microscopic world will be better!" Lu Yunqian, chairman of Hainan Red Clay Ceramic Culture Co., Ltd. introduced while holding a magnifying glass to show the cup body pattern to the visitors. Through the convex lens, the ceramic grain appears as a "metal flower".

Lu Yunqian introduced that the raw material of red clay ceramics is the volcanic mud in the northern region of Qiongbei. It is rich in a variety of metal oxides, ceramic fired with this clay, metal crystal flowers can be seen under a magnifying glass, is a very geographical characteristics of Hainan art ceramic works.

"In recent years, we have created a lot of unique red clay ceramic utensils, including tea cups, teapots, bowls, etc., and we strive to let Hainan red clay ceramics enter more families and be known by more people." Lu Yunqian said.(Reporter Liu Xiaohui)

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