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Documentary “Liuqing Bamboo Carving” Aimed For Promoting Jiangsu Culture

by Lion Thongchat

In June, “Jiangsu Culture” uploaded series of micro-documentaries newest chapter of Liuqing Bamboo Carving and being produced by the Information Office of the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government. Showcasing the art of bamboo carving and bamboo preparation process

This documentary has separate on three parts: “Prepare materials”, “Inherit skills” and “Develop civilization”. It represents the national intangible cultural heritage such as Jianhu acrobatics, by carving of knife on bamboo, it is the footprints of human civilization, which is well-known both at home and abroad.

There are great expanses of bamboo forests along the Yangtze River in China. It produces abundant Moso bamboo in Changzhou, Jiangsu, so local people take the advantage, they choose the straight bamboo with flat and smooth surface, no spot and few joints, to make Liuqing Bamboo Carving, boiling bamboo to clear up the oil, then taking them out and wipe the surface at once, exposing them to the weather for 3-5 years, and finally getting perfect raw materials for bamboo carving.

Most bamboo carvers are perfectly skilled in painting, they carefully draw with their imagination on the bamboo surface, then present their works on the Liuqing, the surface of bamboo by pushing, carving, lifting, and stroking of knife as pen on bamboo as paper. It takes countless of time to practice completing the works smoothly by the knife technique. After the bamboo skin peeled off, landscapes and poems are gradually presented on the bamboo surface beautifully.

The bamboo skin is in a light color and slowly turns yellowish tone over time, when the body turns darker after a longer time. The different color levels tell folk anecdotes and record ancient culture. The descendants can see the prosperity and restoration of Jiangnan culture from only a short bamboo ruler. Liuqing bamboo carving, the carvings record history and passing of each generation and the civilization was nurtured in this land.

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SOURCE Information Office of the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government

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