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Handmade Papermaking Workshop

Guest Artist Series: Adventures with Pulp

  • Started Apr. 30
  • 65 Canadian dollars
  • Oak Street

Workshop Description

The notion of papermaking in contemporary arts practices is constantly expanding into new fields of interest. Handmade paper skills are applied to bookmaking, installation art, and paper sculpture, to name a few. During this workshop, students will learn to make unique handmade paper sheets using pulp created from recycled paper scraps. This workshop will provide a low-tech foundation in papermaking that is infinitely expandable for students with limited access to studio facilities. It is also non-toxic and can even be implemented into programs with young children. This workshop is designed for beginners! What you will learn: 1. Students will learn a foundational sheet-making technique. 2. Students will learn how to make pulp out of scrap paper 3. Students will make at least 5 sheets of paper Materials and supplies that will be provided for participants to use during the workshop: Water Scrap Papers Plastic storage tub or vat/tray Kitchen blender Mould & Deckle (a screen attached to a frame) Wood boards or plexiglass Towels, wool blankets, cloth, pellon, Sham-wows, or other absorbent material Bristol brush/sponge styrofoam /strainer drying rack fan About the instructor: Yasaman Moussavi is a visual artist and art educator. She holds an MFA with two emphases on Painting and Printmaking from Texas Tech University, where she explored and developed her skills in papermaking, printmaking, and installation art. In her art practice research, she explores the socio-cultural in-betweenness as a capacity and disposition to participate in meaning-making across cultures and languages. For her, transitional spaces are the performative embodiment of spatial mapping and in-betweenness. Her works have been displayed in many national and international solo and group exhibitions. What to wear: In this workshop we will use considerable amount of water, we suggest considering that. Our new regulations for the time of COVID-19: We kindly ask all the workshop participants to wear a mask at all times during this workshop. Thank you very much for your cooperation . Public Transport and Parking: Closest Sky Train - Marine Drive Bus - Served by the number 10, 100, 17 Parking - off street parking close by Please note that the workshop fee is non-refundable, unless fewer than two people register. Looking forward to seeing you! :)

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Contact Details

  • 8930 Oak St, Vancouver, BC, Canada