《Murphy Interviews》Founder: Hello global audience. I am Deng Ting Murphy,Welcome to 《Murphy Interviews》. The honorable guest who attended this session of Interview is Ms. LI Xuemei, the pioneer lady for China Female Character Calligraphy and the winner & holder of the Guinness World Record for Women's Character Writing. Ms. Xuemei, could you please introduce yourself to friends around the world?
Guinness World Record Holder MS LI：Hello,global audiences, I'm Li Xuemei. It's my great honor to attend《Murphy Interviews》. I’ve published a collection of works and successfully held three solo exhibitions, and the winner and holder of two Guinness world records, Reputed as the "First Artist of Chinese Female Calligraphy". At present, I’m the curator of the Women's Calligraphy Art Museum, member of the Chinese Calligrapher's Association, director of the Chinese Young Artists Association, member of the Chinese Poetry Society, visiting professor of South Central University for Nationalities, member of the Yongzhou Municipal CPPCC, president of the China Wuxi Calligraphy and Painting Academy, and has been rated as an outstanding new class person in Hunan Province and an exemplary individual of the Municipal CPPCC Poverty Alleviation Action.
《Murphy Interviews》Founder: Once again, welcome elegant and knowledgeable Ms. Xuemei to attend 《Murphy Interviews》. Ms. Xuemei, could you please introduce when and where Chinese female characters were invented and created? What is the difference between the writing of Chinese women's calligraphy and traditional Chinese calligraphy?
Guinness World Record Holder MS LI：The ancient female used their wisdom and hard work to create the female script! The initial main function of female script was for mutual communication between mother and daughter, sisters, sister-in-law, and women for tender & love. Many women use female characters that men do not recognize to share their thoughts and confide in each other. In 1983, Chinese female script was first discovered in Jiangyong, Yongzhou, Hunan, China, which aroused sensation both domestic and international. After research, it was found that it originated from the matrilineal society of China, and it's the only language invented, created, and communicated by women which can be considered a world treasure! The discovery of Chinese female script has important significance in women's studies, grammatology, sociology, history, aesthetics, Ethnology and archaeology. Chinese women's script and traditional Chinese characters are sister arts that grow together and achieve mutual success. Their brushstrokes are ancient and subtle, and the structure of women's script is generally low on the left and high on the right, with a high ancient atmosphere and smooth lines, resembling flowing clouds and flowing water. In recent years, due to the lack of successors in the inheritance of "women's script", its precious cultural heritage has been in an endangered stage. The discovery of Chinese women's calligraphy and their extraordinary creativity, self-improvement, and perseverance attract us to love intangible cultural heritage culture, love life, and constantly strive to create happiness every day.
《Murphy Interviews》Founder: Ms. Xuemei, how did you get along with female script writing and who was your enlightening teacher for female script calligraphy writing? Women's characters are words created by Women in China through their own wisdom. Can you share the wisdom and interesting stories contained in women's books with audience friends around the world?
Guinness World Record Holder MS LI：As a woman of Yongzhou birth origin, I was influenced by women's script when I was young. I listened to Yang Huanyi and Hu Meiyue, the natural heirs of women's script, talk about the culture of women's script, and felt deeply. From then on, I became obsessed with women's script, often copied and wrote, and never stopped in the cold and summer. Women's characters are words created by Women in China through their own wisdom. They contain women's self-esteem, self-improvement, self love, strong willpower and the spirit of courage to move forward, which has been deeply inspiring us. The text of the female script is roughly explained here, in order to provide a more intuitive understanding for the global audience, and to share some of my own works on site.
《Murphy Interviews》Founder: Ms. Xuemei, you are the famous Guinness World Record holder for women's character calligraphy. What are your unique accomplishments in women's books?
Guinness World Record Holder MS LI：The Chinese ancient Laozi's "Tao Te Ching" is not only a local Taoist classic in China, but also a world classic. I have created the first female scripts versions of "Tao Te Ching" and "Qing Jing", dedicating my efforts and talents to spreading Chinese intangible cultural heritage and Taoist culture.
《Murphy Interviews》Founder: As the female script has been passed down from ancient China to the present day, we celebrate the great love of women and even everyone is singing the song "Song of the Female Script". Therefore, at the end of the program, I would like to invite Ms. Xuemei to share with us her inner emotions. Do you think inheriting women's character calligraphy and promoting Chinese culture is your lifelong career pursuit? Does your family also been wholeheartedly supporting your career.
Guinness World Record Holder MS LI：In order to better inherit and develop Chinese women's calligraphy, after five years of hard work, my team have created a 420 meter long scroll of women's calligraphy and successfully obtained the Guinness World Records certificate in 2010. In October 2014, at the invitation of Hunan University, I successfully held the "Exploring the Millennium Women's Character Calligraphy" Women's Character Art Exhibition; In the spring of 2015, at the invitation of the China Cultural Relics Protection Foundation, the "Snow Plum Spring Festival, Li Xuemei's Calligraphy Art Exhibition" was also successfully held...