Friday, January 18, 2013

Susan Dobay discusses art and China in Altadena Feb. 9

Impressions of China –  a Multi-Media Presentation –  with Artist Susan Dobay at Altadena Library

Be ready to use all of your senses when Altadena library serves up Impressions of China, a feast of film, art, music, poetry, and discussion with artist Susan Dobay on Saturday, February 9, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

See: a display of artist Susan Dobay's most recent work, Impressions of China,a series of digital collages mixing paintings and photographs from a recent trip to this changing country.

Watch: A film by Lance Mungia on this amazing woman, her art, and personal views on China.

Listen: After the film Susan will share more of her insights of this fascinating country. Poets on Site will perform poems inspired by the images. Rick Wilson will accompany the poets on xiao, a traditional Chinese bamboo flute.

Taste:  Refreshments will be served.

The art of Susan Dobay can be seen around the world. She is the owner of the Scenic Drive Gallery in Monrovia. The documentary film Interview with Susan Dobay by Lance Mungia was part of Monrovia’s 2012 Film Festival.

Kathabela Wilson is the creator and leader of the band of “Poets on Site,” a poetry performance group where poets collaborate with dancers, artists and scientists to perform on site of their inspirations. Poets on Site has produced 14 books and performances at museums, galleries and gardens in Southern California.

This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Altadena Library. The main Altadena Library is located at 600 East Mariposa Street, Altadena, CA 91011. For more information please call 626-798-0833 or visit the library on the web at

No comments: