Gala 2012 greeting card image JAP-12-088By now, most of our 2011-2012 ArtLink participants should have their partners art and should be enjoying the journey of discovery! This art work was created by a student from a class in Japan at Hiroshima Nagisa Senior High School who is partnered with a class at the Center for Global Studies located here in Norwalk, CT.

The name of the art piece is titled “Woman’s Pose” by Maya S. age 15. It is a type of art form called ukiyo-e or “pictures of the floating world” this art form originated in the metropolitan culture of Edo (Tokyo). The paper cutouts are from Chiyogami, a type of Japanese paper decorated with brightly colored, wood-block printed patterns.

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