Above, installation by Eunsook Lee
Suwon Hwasung, view of ancient fortress and modern city.
Each of us is a unique thread …
… 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.
Sidebar images: 1 Antique bojagi, collection of Dr. Hur Dong Hwa. 2. Contemporary bojagi sculptural reinterpretation, ‘Silent Gesture’ by Julie Taylor. 3. Contemporary bojagi by Insook Lee. 4. Fortress with outdoor bojagi installation by Haehong Chang, 2015 Forum Coordinator. 5. 2014 Forum participants.
The 2016 Korea Bojagi Forum
Bojagi the Living Tradition
September 1 – 4, 2016, in the historic fortress city of Suwon/Hwasung
Cultural Tour September 5-7
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