A Conversation with Visual Artists Makoto Fujimura and Bruce Herman re “QU4RTETS”

Cairn University hosted an exhibition of QU4RTETS, a collaborative response to T. S. Eliot’s “Four Quartets” in word, image, and music, by Jeremy Begbie, Makoto Fujimura, Bruce Herman, and Christopher Theofanidis. Artists Fujimura and Herman presented this gallery talk about their paintings.

See Also:  QU4RTETS a short documentary for the Fujimura Institute about the touring exhibition of the same name with original artworks inspired by T.S. Eliot’s “FOUR QUARTETS” by artists Makoto Fujimura and Bruce Herman with an original score by composer Christopher Theofanidis. QU4RTETS visited Duke University and continues on a long tour to many other universities including Baylor University, Yale University, Gordon College, Hong Kong University, Cambridge University, and more.

The Ciompi Quartet with Jeremy Begbie performed “A Still Point” for the “Engaging Eliot” event at Duke University in January, 2013, an event sponsored by the Duke Initiatives for Theology and the Arts and Duke Divinity School.

Filmed at Duke University Chapel in Durham, NC.

See fujimurainstitute.org for more information.

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