|I can't believe how much rain we got last month! I love seeing all the green around me, and watching the seasons change!
I am happy to announce that I am a recipient of the Alliance for California Traditional Arts' (ACTA's) Apprenticeship Program 2019. I will work with Steph Rue and we will do an in-depth study of bojagi. Steph is a book artist and a papermaker. She makes Hanji and share her knowledge with people by teaching and lectures. We were connected through bojagi, and excited to study bojagi together this year. As we study bojagi, we plan to have an exhibition or public demonstration at the end of this year. I will update more details once we start our study. Stay Tuned!
Korea textile Tour 2019 is full now but you can sign up for waitlist and future announcement.
Reading suggestion of this month
Jeju Island Grannies of the Sea
Brenda Paik Sunoo with Youngsook Han
I picked up this book from my coffee table, dusted it off, and started to read again. I met Brenda Paik Sunoo in 2014 when I attended Korea Bojagi Forum in Jeju. We spent a very short time together during the conference but I could feel her love for Jeju Island. Haenyeo, the free divers of Jeju Island, harvest seaweed and shellfish in the sea. Here is a link that you can take a peek. Hope you can enjoy learning something new about Korea and Korean culture.