Rie Takeda is a freelance artist and a professional calligrapher; she has been practising shodo since the age of five, under the creative supervision of her grandmother, a distinguished Gayu calligraphy artist. She teaches shodo in various countries, including the UK, Switzerland, and Germany. She produces Neo-Japonism paintings, calligraphy works, washi paper and vintage Kimono collages, illustrations, and works in body art. She recently published her book on shodo called Shodo: The practice of mindfulness through the ancient art of Japanese Calligraphy.
PRESENTATION TOPIC: QI ENERGY AND JAPANESE CALLIGRAPHY