以我手, 拉其型; 依我心,筑其韻
Cherish the wood and let children enjoy eating
Concepts of Carpentry Workshop: Happy memories
Home is the most impressive and happy memory of every Chinese family; eating tools are the most important family property for it as a symbol of home, connects the whole family on the dining table.
Such a lifestyle that elaborately handmade eating tools are fulfilled with well-prepared food which could then be tasted slowly, only belongs to us, which makes the eating tools warm……
We should think with hands and make with hearts. Having had the intimacy with the wood and the impulsion to recreate it since childhood, we like the process of handcrafting tools. And we encourage people in making living goods themselves to slow the pace of modern life, to think and feel the most essential nature of producing, to pool natural materials, crafts and pure heart together for giving goods the life, and to convey the happiness and the passion for natural life.
Use dyeing as media and sublimate natural colors.
Concepts of Dyeing and Weaving Workshop: Sharing a Natural Lifestyle
When learning dyeing before, I was told: "dyeing is not an accurate science, especially the natural dyestuff. Kaogong Note has ever written "favorable climate, topographical advantages, outgoing talent, excellent skills, can be perfect when the 4 stuffs are gathered.
Dyeing and Weaving Workshop use dyeing as media to feel the color and action and share a natural lifestyle. Before using various dyeing techniques, you will first observe plant and there will be a special color exploration trip.
"The humanity is originally to be white a cloth, it is the dyestuff to let it be colorful", you have to go back to find the pure heart and then can dye colorful stuffs.
Use my hand to shape and follow my heart to play a sound.
Concepts of Ceramics Workshop:
Follow yourself rather than popularity. A piece of ceramics will always be charming no matter how the fashion changes. Using your own hands to give the ceramics special shape and shine will be extraordinary.
Nongyuan Baking Art House
The 24 solar terms during a year make the natural phenomenon diverse and spectacular. The human and nature are integrated, so the viraition of solar terms will always affect huaman body which connects closely to the food that provides people with nourishment. Food is the first necessity of the people. Chinese will eat quite differently on the basis of the weather and solar terms for health! So people should follow solar terms and seaons to change diets for health and longevity. Chengdu Nongyuan International Art Village, centred on recognizeing the nature and experiencing the life in education activites, brings different natural elements into activities in the form of dyeing cloth and farming and etc. accoding to the time. It integrates human culture, art and experience to let our life harvest beauty through nature and handcrafting, and feel the satisfication of offering others happiness with our own efforts, and express Nongyuan’s traditional spirits of “Letting the tradition transcend the time and restoring art into life”.