TAIPEI, Taiwan—Mr. Li, Chinese ink painting artist and art critic, attended the Divine Performing Arts (DPA) International Company’s Show in Taipei on the afternoon of March 1. Paying special attention to the “spiritual interaction between the audience and performers,” he said that the special interaction resulted from “the presentation of the magnificence of the 5,000-year civilization and culture, [which] was like the lotus fragrance disseminating in all directions,” and that the oriental DPA show was the new inspiration to people in the 21st century.
After watching the show, Mr. Li added, “The show was the presentation of truthfulness, compassion, and beauty. Judging from its overall performance, it had the connotation of humanity and it was very truthful and natural.”
He added that women dancers' every posture and movement in the pieces Dance of the Yi and Welcoming Spring were very exquisite, as they perfectly depicted the elegance and gracefulness of oriental women.
He mentioned that from the opening act of The Five Millennia Begin to the final act Knowing the True Picture Offers Ultimate Hope, the entire program was “as coherent as one act.” Monk Ji Gong Abducts the Bride was very meaningful. Generally speaking, the program had righteous and positive inspirations to human beings on the globe.
DPA Show’s Inspiration to Western Civilization
The DPA show presented the beauty of the oriental culture. However, the audience members seeing the show were modern people influenced by Western culture. With mutual influence of Oriental and Western cultures, there are natural interactions. It could be a new inspiration for the people around the globe in the 21st century.
He added that the message from DPA was the exquisite and subtle gracefulness, which was an exclamation that oriental wisdom cannot be ignored.
As an artist who has been involved in the research of oriental aesthetics, has painted Chinese ink paintings for many years and held exclusive painting exhibits many times. He commended that DPA has perfectly presented the magnificence of the Oriental artistic culture to the audience. “The DPA program is very succinct, inspiring, overwhelming, Oriental, and modern. These are my feelings about the show.”
Finally he said that he really hopes those in the art circles are able to work with the DPA to further promote the show, so that the world can be better off in the future.
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