The Korea Bojagi Forum




2016 Forum images: Above, installation by Eunsook Lee

Suwon Hwasung, view of ancient fortress and modern city.


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
  • Yea Gum Jung
    Yea Gum Jung
    Korea Fantasy 2, chogakbo
  • Kyounghee Kim
    Kyounghee Kim
    The Peony, chogakbo, silk, natural dyes
  • Junghee La
    Junghee La
  • 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.



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 2018 Korea Bojagi Forum

May 31st thru June 3rd 2018

in Seoul, Korea

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