作者 趙順卿 Author Chao Hsun-chin
媒材 宣紙 Medium Xuan Paper
年份 2022 Year 2022
含框尺寸 44 × 102 cm Size 44 × 102 cm
“If I Open My Heart” is a Taiwanese song co-written by lyricist Wang Chang-hsiung, and composer Lu Chuang-shien. The local and realistic song changed people’s stereotype about the vulgarity of Taiwanese songs. Covered by renowned Taiwanese diva Jody Chiang, in 2000, it reflected the mind of the hard workers traveling from their hometown to Taipei in the 50s.
In this calligraphy work, the unadorned strokes of Wei rubbing together with the left and right slanting style express the unsophisticated and bewildered mind of young men from the country making their living in the city.