Taisan is a Japanese abstract calligrapher, based in New York City. Taisan started his career in 2000 in Tokyo. After many exhibitions in galleries throughout Japan, his unique art became a phenomenon. In 2011, after the great earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Tohoku region of Japan, the ministry of defense wanted to thank the American military for their help during this crisis. They asked master Taisan to perform live calligraphy in front of the officials. The word chosen by Taisan was the word “Gratitude”. Then Taisan moved to the city in 2015.
He has exhibited globally including solo exhibitions and performances at Frankfurt in Germany, Oviedo in Spain, Stockholm in Sweden, and more.
AT THE CON
Taisan will be in the River Pavillion creating live art on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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