My personal experience working in theater, film and television is that evolution and integration are happening, are ongoing. I experienced this on a greater level this past year in film and television than in theater.
I want to see the mess and the tears and the bags under the eyes. I want to see the piles of homework and the stack of books that will never actually get read. I want to see people laughing because life is so hectic that sometimes that's the only option. Because that's where I'm at right now, and I really wouldn't mind some company.
These diversions are relatively simple to implement in everyday life; allowing the mind to wander a bit, or rest on a repetitive task-at-hand, only require minutes of our day. Perhaps the greatest thing about handwriting is that the very act of doing it forces you to focus on what's important. It is, in essence, a moment of mindfulness.
On the face of it, one might have reservations about a calligraphy show as art, the same way one might feel about "word art" in the contemporary sphere of the art world. For an artist, seeming too quick or spontaneous to an audience is a risk.
Seb Lester calls himself a designer and illustrator, though his miraculous handmade fonts suggest some sort of unmentioned
Less obsessed by avant-garde experiences or disruptive newness than concerned by inheritance and harmony, the art of Fan Zeng is one of the most significant variations on the classical themes of the Chinese civilization.