La poesie de Kiyumi, la broderie de Sayuru at Art off the Square @ The MAC – 11/11/12 – Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington – Worthington, Ohio

La poesie de Kiyumi, la broderie de Sayuru at Art off the Square @ The MAC
Sunday, November 11, 2012
4:00pm - All Ages
777 Evening Street
Worthington, Ohio, USA 43085
Other Info
La poesie de Kiyumi, la broderie de Sayuru (Kiyumi's Poetry and Sayuru's Embroidery)
30 minutes
Director: Satoru Sugita

Kiyumi says that for her, writing poems is like placing fallen leaves on withered branches. She says she places words as if gently returning the leaves to their original place without ever watering them and expecting them to bloom. Every time Kiyumi writes one poem, her friend Sayuru embroiders one leaf on a book cover that she will use to cover Kiyumi's rainbow colored book of poetry.

The Columbus International Film + Video Festival is thrilled to be a part of the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington’s Art off the Square @ The MAC: November on November 11th. A FREE open house experience (starting at 1pm), Worthington Christian student coordinators Will Hejduk and Madision Safer Thomas Worthington High School student coordinators have a MACTASTIC year planned of artistic fun for the family including music exploration, literature, the visual arts or film related activities and demonstrations. The film screens at 4PM as a perfect tie in to the The PNC Arts Alive Worthington Sayama Arts Exchange exhibition at the MAC.

The PNC Arts Alive Worthington Sayama Arts Exchange exhibition:
Sister cities since 1999, Sayama, Japan and Worthington, USA share cultures deeply rooted in the arts.
Create a lasting memory by experiencing this rare opportunity of more than 100 artists from both cultures converging at the McConnell Arts Center, in the USA and at the Citizens Exchange Center/City Hall in Sayama, Japan. The exhibition will be on display August 30, 2012 - January 6, 2013, divided into two exhibition series. August 30 – October 21: preview work by the Worthington Area Art League that will be exhibited in Sayama, and October 25 – January 6: work by the Sayama Artist Association and Sayama Citizen Society of Fine Arts.

The open house and film screening are free, a small fee and registration is needed to attend the writing workshop before the film.

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