The Korea Bojagi Forum

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Installation by Eunsook Lee

Each of us is a unique thread …

  • Neungki Kim
    Neungki Kim
    Mosi (ramie) chogakbo
  • Mihae Si
    Mihae Si
    Chogakbo- pieced bojagi
  • Kyesook Shin
    Kyesook Shin
    Full Autumn, chogakbo
  • Cheongsil Lee
    Cheongsil Lee
    Chogakbo
  • Yea Gum Jung
    Yea Gum Jung
    Korea Fantasy 2, chogakbo
  • Kyounghee Kim
    Kyounghee Kim
    The Peony, chogakbo, silk, natural dyes
  • Junghee La
    Junghee La
    Chogakbo
  • Haehong Chang
    Haehong Chang
    Red, chogakbo
  • Jungsook Lee
    Jungsook Lee
    silk, embroidery, reproduction of antique bojagi
  • Eun Sil Lee
    Eun Sil Lee
    E-co Green, embroidered chogakbo
  • Young Won Kwon
    Young Won Kwon
    Ramie chogakbo
  • Sung-Hee Kang
    Sung-Hee Kang
    Ramie chogabo with embroidery
  • Yeon Hee Moon
    Yeon Hee Moon
    Happiness, natural dyed paper, Joomchi

… woven into one beautiful fabric.

Slide show features bojagi and joomchi works by contemporary Korean artists.

 

Many threads make up the fabric of Bojagi. Bojagi is the traditional Korean folk art of making wrapping cloths. Today, Bojagi inspires many influential artists of the 21st century throughout the world.

The 2018 Korea Bojagi Forum

May 31st – June 3rd 2018

held in conjunction with Hanok, the Korean Traditional Architecture Expo  at the at the Seoul Trade and Exhibition Convention Center.

 

Call For Art

Artists inspired by Bojagi are invited to send slides for jurying  into the Bojagi and Beyond exhibition at the 2018 Korea Bojagi Forum  May 31-June 3 in Seoul, Korea. We seek reinterpretations of this traditional art form that test its boundaries and go beyond. Accepted entries will be featured in the Forum exhibition and full-color catalog.

Slide entries due: Feb. 28 2018                                          Juror notification: March 15 2018

Download Artist instructions here:  Artist Info

 
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