September 18 – November 15, 2015
Uniquely and artfully designed by Wei Dong, University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor of Interior Architecture, Harmonious Spaces is an experiential exhibition that immerses visitors in a multi-sensory, spatial experience of feng shui. Directed paths of travel incorporate material, forms, sounds and colors that engage the senses and enhance understanding of the principles of feng shui. A series of Professor Dong’s paintings inspired by these principles is also on display in the gallery.
Opening Reception Sunday, September 27, 2015, 3 – 5:30 pm
2:30 – 3:30 pm & 4:30 – 5:30 pm | HLATC Classroom Textile Display Open for Harmonious Spaces Reception In conjunction with the opening celebration of Harmonious Spaces: Wei Dong and Feng Shui Culture, a selection of historical Chinese garments and textiles will be on display to the public in the HLATC classroom.
3 – 4 pm | The Art and Cosmology of Feng Shui: A Conversation Featuring UW-Madison faculty and staff Dr. Wei Dong (Interior Architect, Design Studies), Dr. Joe Dennis (Historian, Ming Dynasty China), Dr. Terry Boyd (Architectural Historian), and Dr. Sherry Harlacher (Asian Art Historian and Director, School of Human Ecology’s Center for Textiles and Design).
4 – 4:25 pm | Chinese Traditional Dance Performance
4:25 – 5:30 pm | Reception Catering by Grand China Restaurant
About the Design Gallery
Each academic semester the Design Gallery organizes a major curated exhibition related to a design topic followed by showcase installations of Design Studies student creative work at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
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