Ariadne’s Notes: The World Poetry Cafe Radio Show was honoured to welcome the noted poet, author, songwriter and artist Synn Kune Loh on January 4th, 1-2 pm PST on CFRO 100.2 FM. He is one of the unsung heroes of this time dealing with a disabling disease with creativity, grace and love. His new book is a fascinating account of his journey and how the game of Ping Pong helped him in so many ways. World Poetry would also like to thank him for his support of our society., sharing his creativity in so many events. Thanks also to super tech Victor Swartzman and special volunteer Sharon Rowe and the music of Mark Zaleski. A special E-Peace Poem by YIOULA IOANNOU PATSALIDOU FROM CYPRUS!
On January 11, 1-2 PM CFRO, another hero Kevin Morris, a blind poet from England, Dig Lewis and Paul Bolotin. Stay Tuned!
Synn Kune Loh is a visual artist, a painter, a poet ad a song writer.
He is the author of a book of poetry titled “A Journey to Camatkara,”
and a CD, “Return to the Boundless Light.” He was born in China and grew up in Hong Kong.
He received a BA in psychology from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, U.S.A.
While studying for his MA in Cultural Psychology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario,
he took a trip to Paris and discovered his passion to make art. He went to the Ontario College of Art
and began a career as an exhibiting artist. His early paintings were abstract landscapes, followed by themes that stem from a metaphysical content.
His poetry has an unique expression that is both touching and inspiring. Diagnosed with early Parkinson’s Disease, he used Ping Pong as a healing
agent, and wrote a book titled “Ping Pong, Parkinson’s, and the Art of Staying in the Game.” The book has been by Silver Bow Press in January, 2018 and will be launched at the Lipoint Centre in Richmond , BC. January 13th from 2-4 pm along with an exhibition of his retrospective art exhibit. Free, all are welcome to attend!
Synn Kune Loh is an exhibiting visual artist, design consultant, poet and international speaker on the evolution of consciousness. He is inviting all World Poets Canada International and others to view his work at http://www.synnkuneloh.com/,pick a painting and write a poem about it. Selected poems will be put on his website. Be sure to include your name, country and copyright. For those in the Vancouver area, there will be a special artist’s talk on October 3rd, 1-3 pm and you can also write a poem there.
Upcoming Exhibition: Realm of Possibilities between Imagination and Actuality
Exhibition Dates: Sept. 19-Oct. 25, 2015
Chinese Cultural Centre Museum, 555 Columbia Street, Vancouver BC
For over a decade he travelled extensively in Mexico, leading explorations to twenty pyramids, including the special sacred site known as The Luminerias. Synn Kune is an active speaker with the Sivananda Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, California.
In 2012, Journey to Camatkara meaning, “astonishment” was published. This book of poetry reveals a personal journey of discovery. The poems in this collection show how a painter uses words to express profound moments in his life’s experience, all leading towards an awakening of ecstatic wonder. The book cover is a painting by Synn Kune, The Tipping Point.
Born in China, Synn Kune grew up in Hong Kong. He completed a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Bridgeport in the USA, before his graduate study in Cultural Psychology at Queen’s University, in Kingston, Ontario. An accomplished painter, he studied experimental art at the Ontario College of Art in Toronto. In addition, Synn Kune holds a Master’s Degree in Therapeutic Counselling from the International College of Spiritual and Psychic Science in Montreal, Quebec.
With his wife, Dawn, Synn Kune Loh currently lives in Vancouver, BC, where he paints, writes poetry and conducts transformative workshops.