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MONDAYS + FRIDAYS at 09:00pm

Berlin / NY / Shanghai Time

How to Watch?

In April 2017 on Internet stream, SmartTV app, AppleTV. Or watch it anytime on ikono On Demand

“气韵非师” translated into LEARN FROM MASTERS or “Spirit-resonance cannot be mastered by learning” aims to explore the spiritual dimension of ink painting, being an inspiration for contemporary artists. It consists in a series of six films about Chinese ink masteres from the past: Gu Kaizhi, Fan Kuan, Ni Zan, Zhu Da, Wu Changshuo, and contemporary Pan Gongkai. Ink art is not merely calligraphy, but a two-thousand years painting tradition, "an unbelievably subtle, complex, rich and profound cultural system, which extends into today still with infinite vitality and possibility"

LEARN FROM MASTERS has been a Collateral Event of the International Art Exhibition, 56th Biennale di Venezia

Read more at CAFA (Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing)