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Let’s Make Hanji: Korean Papermaking – Aimee Lee

July 26 - July 30

| $300 – $1200

Let’s Make Hanji: Korean Papermaking – Aimee Lee

Dates: July 26 – 30, 2021
Studio: Papermaking
Tuition: Sliding Scale, $300-$1200
Lab fee: $75

Class Limit:5

Enrollment for this class is full. To be placed on the waitlist, please email [email protected] or call 845-658-9133.

In order to reserve your space in the class, we require a deposit. Registration is on a first-come first-served basis, and you can read about our refund and cancellation policies here.

This is a class all about making and manipulating Korean paper, known as hanji. Participants will work together to process raw paper mulberry bark into pulp. We will then make paper in the classical version of hanji, from a suspended bamboo screen. Participants will transform bark into bark lace and thread for future fiber, sculpture, and book applications. Hanji made in Korea will be available to fuse and texture (joomchi), cord and twine (jiseung), and spin into thread to weave (shifu). Alongside the folklore of hanji, Aimee will share her hybrid methods of using this strong and versatile material. This is an ideal course for students interested in East Asian paper traditions, paper’s role in material culture, and hands-on experience of manual labor and patience that result in luminous paper.


 

Artist

Aimee Lee

Aimee Lee is an artist who makes paper, writes, and champions Korean papermaking practices and studios in the US (BA, Oberlin College; MFA, Columbia College Chicago). Her Fulbright research led to the first hanji studio in North America as well as an award-winning book, Hanji Unfurled. She travels the world to teach, exhibit, and serve as a resident artist while also building and enhancing studios for East Asian papermaking. Her favorite plant for papermaking is milkweed and her superpower is weaving ducks and mushrooms out of hanji.

Details

Start:
July 26
End:
July 30
Cost:
$300 – $1200
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Venue

Women’s Studio Workshop
722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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Phone:
(845) 658-9133
Website:
wsworkshop.org