Jun Jun Li invites you to Bird & Beckett this evening with this promise! “Tonight, you are going to a one of the kind life experience! Storytelling by Jun Jun, Dance performance by Jun Ting, Live music, Live painting, Living souls… Looking forward to see your beautiful faces at 7pm.”
Jun Li’s Deep Sea in the SeedÂ lavishly displays her abstract expressive oil paintings and poetry. Please join us at Bird & Beckett Tuesday evening, January 28th, to hear Jun Jun read a few of her poems and discuss the paintings these poems accompany in this stunning bilingual book of her work.
About the Artist/Author:
I paint as I live, with an intention to show that life is about realizing possibilities. My work is a dynamic encounter with nature, perception, and challenges that lead us towards a place of insight and learning.
Born and educated in China, my paintings and poetry reflect the unique cross-cultural journey I have taken from China to California. I currently live in San Francisco and enjoy painting in my Potrero Hill studio.
I teach expressive art at Juvenile Hall and private classes. In other times, I travel to immerse myself in inspiring cultures and landscapes, explore contact dance and understanding different expressions of the humanities.
Each painting tells a story
and expresses its own life
I hope one of them will inspire you
to breath deeply, live lightly
to smile, dance, and be
– Jun Jun
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
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