Contents: • Essays by Maria Tulokas, Rhode Island School of Design Kirsi Niinimaki, Aalto University, Helsinki
• A brief history of Bojagi
• Traditional Bojagi and their uses
• How to stitch and assemble eight varieties of Bojagi
• Special embellishments for Bojagi
• Three traditional projects: Clutch Bag, Wall Hanging, Envelope
• Photo gallery of Chunghie Lee’s Bojagi-inspired artwork
Korean fiber artist Chunghie Lee explores Korea’s wrapping cloth tradition, bojagi, the inspiration for her contemporary art works and fashion designs. She provides a historical context and traditional uses for wrapping cloths and describes the special seaming techniques for making a variety of bojagi, including several patchwork varieties. Three basic projects are provided. A 60-page photo gallery retrospective of Lee’s artworks highlights the many possibilities for contemporary uses of this elegant art form.
⌈ 154 Color Photos, 33 Color Illustrations,
72 B/W Line Drawings 134 pages, Paper; ISBN 978-0-9830029-0-1
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Korean fiber artist Chunghie Lee has found inspration for her art work and fashion designs in bojagi, Korea’s wrapping cloth tradition. She discusses history and traditional uses for wrapping cloths and gives step by step illustrated instructions for the special seaming techniques for making a variety of bojagi, including several patchwork versions, and much more. For inspiration, new sections have been added on designing for bojagi and on contemporary art applications for bojagi. Seven projects are provided, including traditional projects, two wall hangings, two bojagi garments, and a sculpture. Photo galleries of Lee’s artworks and of bojagi-inspired works by international artists highlight the many possibilities for using this elegant art form.
⌈ 176 Pages, Paper; 2 38Color Photos, 1 B/W Photo, 34 Color Illustrations,
112 B/W Line Drawings ISBN 978-0-9830029-2-5
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• Congratualtory Essays by Peter Gentenaar and Elizabeth Wasserman
• Foreword by Karen Searle
• How to make 4 types of traditional Joomchi
• How to make Jiyoung’s 10 Joomchi variations
• 2-d and 3-d Projects
• Surface Treatments
Jiyoung Chung explores the unique Korean papermaking tradition (Joomchi) that inspires her contemporary art works. In joomchi, layers of mulberry paper bond together with only water and eager hands, in a process similar to felting. Chung acquaints readers with the history and role of Joomchi in Korean culture, and explains the hands-on techniques. She provides step-by-step instructions for making four types of traditional Joomchi and ten contemporary variations. Projects and surface treatment options are also presented. A 50-page photo gallery of Chung’s art works illustrates the versatility of this intriguing art form.
⌈ 470 Color Photos 4 Color Drawings, 15 B/W Line Drawings
144 pages, Paper; ISBN 978-0-9830029-1-8
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This 180-page full-color catalog documents 6 group exhibitions and 6 solo exhibitions of bojagi-inspired artworks by Korean and International artists who participated in the 2012 Korea Bojagi Forum in Seoul. Ten countries are represented with artworks in fabric and paper (joomchi). There is an exhibition of bojagi-inspired wearable art, as well as solo shows by artists Wang, Kyunghae (Korea), Nancy Crasco (USA), Nina Bondeson (Sweden), and Fiona Kirkwood (South Africa). All of the works chosen for these exhibitions relate to the concepts of wrapping and/or patchwork, the Korean tradiiton of Bojagi that has inspired artists throughout the world. The conference and its related exhibitions were organized by Chunghie Lee.
⌈ 170 Color Photos
181 pages, Paper
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This 188-page full-color catalog documents the exhibitions of the 2014 Korea Bojagi Forum held on Jeju Island, Korea. The KBF focuses on the Korean tradition of wrapping cloths, called bojagi. As the highlight of the conference, five Galleries in Jeoji Artists Village hosted exhibitions of bojagi-inspired artworks by Korean and International artists, plus an exhibition of antique bojagi and a special exhibition of paper works based on the Korean tradition of Joomchi (fused, layered paper), three solo exhibitions, and a special exhibition of five collaborative pieces by university students from the US, Romania, Cambodia, and Korea.
The conference, with its related lectures, workshops and exhibitions was organized by Chunghie Lee.
223 Color Photos
188 pages, Paper
$US 30 plus shipping