Events and Exhibitions 2017

Group Exhibition by Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii and her Students
"Calligraphy - 13 Worlds of Black and White"

Vernissage: Thursday, January 19 2017, from 5pm to 8pm
At 6pm Welcome Address by Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii
Period: Friday, January 20 - Saturday, February 25, 2017
Guiding: Sunday, February 5, 2017, 2pm to 3pm
Finissage: Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 12pm to 2pm
Address: Galerie Claudia Geiser
Breitingerstrasse 27, CH-8002 Zürich
Opening Hours: Thursday and Friday from 1pm to 6pm
Saturday from 11am to 2pm
4 Basic Condepts
Suishū T. Klopfenstein-Arii
Four Basic Concepts of Zhuangzi, 2012 - 2016

Not knowing
Transformation
Response
Uselessness

We are looking forward to your visit!
Invitation Card (PDF)

 

Four Works of Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii in "BIMI" Japan Restaurant (Seefeldstrasse 25, 8008 Zurich)

Fine and powerful Winter Spring I am satisfied Longing
Fine and Powerful When winter is here,
Spring is not far
I am satisfied Longing

 

Participation in the exhibition by Beate Terfloth
Works in dialogue with Japanese ensô

Period: Thursday, March 16 - Saturday, May 6, 2017
Address: KUNSTRAUM CLAUDIA DELANK
Bleibtreustrasse 15-16, 10623 Berlin

 


Events and Exhibitions 2016

Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii
"Images of the Heart - The World in Black and White"

Address: Galerie Claudia Geiser
Breitingerstrasse 27, CH-8002 Zürich
Period: Wednesday, October 21, 2015  - Saturday, January 9, 2016
Invitation Card (PDF)

 

Participation to 33 Years Anniversary Exhibition

Address: Kunsthaus Zofingen
General Guisan-Strasse 12, 4800 Zofingen
Period: Saturday, June 11, 2016 – Saturday, June 18, 2016
Culture Event
incl. Opening:

Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 5pm to 10pm
Auction: Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 5pm
Opening hours: Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 5pm to 10pm
Sunday, June 12 from 11am to 6pm (culture event)
Tuesday-Thursday, June 14-16 from 5pm to 8pm
Friday June 17 from 5pm to 8pm (Happy Hour)
Suturday, June 18 from 11am to 3pm, Auction from 5pm
Invitation Card (PDF)

 

New Edition in 2016

"Zhuangzi – Mit den pasenden Schuhen vergisst man die Füsse"
A Zhuangzi Reader by Henrik Jäger  (in German)

Publisher:  Matthes & Seitz, Berlin
With 9 calligraphic works by Suishû T Klopfenstein-Arii

「無用」 「化」 「不知」
Use of Uselessness Transformation Not knowing - be natural

 


Events and Exhibitions 2015

Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii
"Images of the Heart - The World in Black and White"

Wednesday, October 21, 2015  - Saturday, January 9, 2016

Galerie Claudia Geiser  Breitingerstrasse 27, CH-8002 Zürich

Vernissage: Wednesday, October 21, 2015, from 5pm to 8pm
Apero: Sunday, December 6, 2015, from 2pm to 4pm
Video Presentation (ca.15 minutes): Nihon Buyô performed by Nishikawa Senrei in front of enlarged calligraphies by Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii
Finissage: Saturday, January 9, 2016, from 12pm to 2pm
Opening hours: Wednesday - Friday 12:30pm – 6pm
Saturday 11am - 2pm
The gallery is closed from Dec.24,2015 to Jan.3,2016.

The artist will be present at all the events listed above.
We are looking forward to seeing you!

Invitation Card (PDF)

 

Calligraphy Exhibition  Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii

Sunday, November 2, 2014  - Sunday, February 1, 2015

Siebold-Museum  Frankfurter Strasse 87, 97082 Würzburg-Zellerau (Germany)

Vernissage: Sunday, November 2, 2014, 5 pm
Finissage: Sunday, February 1, 2015, 5 pm
Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday daily 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Invitation Card (PDF)

 

Publication February 2015 „Es geht fast immer ein Wind“

A book recording the Renshi event hold in Ropppongi on occasion of the "150 Years Bilateral Relations Switzerland – Japan" in 2014

Poets: Klaus Merz, Raphael Urweider, Tanikawa Shuntarô, Kaku Wakako
Translation: Eduard Klopfenstein, Matsushita Taeko
Cover Calligraphy: Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii
Publisher: Wolfbach Verlag, Zurich
ISBN: ISBN 978-3-9059-1056-8

Preview in German (PDF)

 


Events and Exhibitions 2014

150-jähriges Jubiläum Schweiz-Japan

On occasion of the "150 Years Bilateral Relations Switzerland – Japan"
we would like to invite you to the vernissage and finissage of the

Calligraphy Exhibition
Saturday, May 24 – Sunday, June 15, 2014

Vernissage: Sat, May 24, 2014, 4 pm
Welcome Address: H. E. Ambassador of Japan in Switzerland
Maeda Ryûhei
President of Swiss-Japanese Society
Herbert Haag
Calligraphy master  Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii
Musical Performance:Akiko Kanamaru (Cello), Christof Mohr (Cello)
Flower Arrangement:Shintô N. Moser-Maruyama
Apéro
Finissage: Sun, June 15 2014, 2 pm
Closing Address: Machiko Hafner-Nakai (Art Historian - East Asian Art History)
Address of Gratitude:Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii (Calligraphy master)
Video Presentation:
(15 minutes)
Nishikawa Senrei, Representative of Nihon Buyô, performed in front of enlarged calligraphies by Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii at the Institute of Japanese Culture of Paris.
Apéro
Address: Japan Information and Cultural Center (JICC) of the Embassy of Japan
Engestr 43, 3012 Bern, Tel. 031-305 15 70
Works by: Masters of the All Japan Calligraphy Art and Literature Association
Takazawa Nansô ( -1992), Toyoda Fumi ( -1985)
Masuko Sôyô, Itakura Sanyô, Ishizaka Shinyô
Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii
  Franziska Angehrn Jürg Bachmann Sylvia Fässler
 Martin Flaig Gabreille Gross Elsbeth Gutmann
 Machiko Hafner-Nakai Erika Heizmann Reiko Imagawa
 Christian Jentsch Christof Mohr Richard Müller
 Nobuko Moser-Maruyama Simona Casaulta-Meyer Francisco Osorio
 Renata Schalcher Wojciech Jan Simson Geneviève Teoh
 Heinrich Steinmann Franziska Thomann Caroline Vögele
 Monica Zentilli Müller Mieko Zumstein
 
Sponsored by
the Embassy of Japan in Switzerland
Department of Japanology, University of Zurich
Japan Club Zurich
Swiss-Japanese Society
Invitation Card (PDF)


Calligraphy Exhibition  Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii

Sunday, November 2, 2014  - Sunday, February 1, 2015

Siebold-Museum  Frankfurter Strasse 87, 97082 Würzburg-Zellerau (Germany)

Vernissage: Sunday, November 2, 2014, 5 pm
Finissage: Sunday, February 1, 2015, 5 pm
Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday daily 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Invitation Card (PDF)


Further events:

  • At the beginning of April 2014 at the official residence, H. E. Ambassador of Switzerland in Japan Mr. Urs Bucher will hold a party celebrating the publication of the following books:
    1. Eduard Klopfenstein. „Aufbruch zur Welt hin – Studien und Essays zur modernen japanischen Literatur“. Berlin: be.bra verlag 2013.
    2. Tanikawa Shuntarô. „minimal“. Gedichte.  / „Fels der Engel – Gedichte zu Zeichnungen von Paul Klee“ u.a. Übersetzt von Eduard Klopfenstein.
    3. Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii.  „Bilder des Herzens – Schriftkunstwerke. Bern- Sulgen – Zürich: BENTELI  Verlag 2012.  ISBN 978-3-7165-1750-5  Preview (PDF)

  • Publication (forthcoming):   Tanizaki Jun’ichirô – “Gei dan”
    Publisher: Adelphi Verlag, Milan  (Italian)
    Calligraphy: Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii

 


Events and Exhibitions 2013

Group Exhibition

Sun, Oct. 20, 2013 – Sun, Nov. 24, 2013
Galerie am Leewasser, Brunnen


Jürg C. Bächtold Sculpture www.jcbaechtold.com
Charly Iten Painting www.charlyiten.ch
Heidy Wirz Sculpture www.heidywirz.ch
Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii Calligraphy www.suishu-klopfenstein.ch

It is our pleasure to invite you to the vernissage and the lecture.

Vernissage: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 5 pm
Welcome addresses: Takashi Teraoka,
   Councillor, Embassy of Japan in Switzerland
Monica Amstad, Gallerist
Apéro
Address: Galerie am Leewasser
Eisengasse 8, CH-6440 Brunnen
www.galerie-am-leewasser.ch
Opening hours:
Wed-Sat2 pm - 10 pm
Sun2 pm - 6 pm
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Lecture: Lecture on Japanese literature (in German)
Prof. em. Dr. Eduard Klopfenstein, Univ. Zürich

Sunday, November 3, 2013, 11 am

On Tanizaki Jun’ichirô's “Essay on Arts (Geidan)” and
Tanikawa Shuntarô's “The Angels of Klee” — Poetry inspired
     by Paul Klee's drawings and paintings
Invitation Card (PDF)

 

Autumn 2013
Publication: Aufbruch zur Welt hin – Studien und Essays zur modernen japanischen Literatur
Author: Eduard Klopfenstein
Publisher: Be.bra wissenschaft verlag, Berlin  514 S.
ISBN 978-3-95410-022-4
Calligraphy on the title page:
Suishû T. Klopfenstein-Arii
Preview (PDF)

 


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