Abby Aresty interviews Aimee Lee for DIY Oberlin on WOBC 90.5, August 15, 2023. Aimee talks about how she got into art through music at Oberlin, and from artists’ books to papermaking to hanji, as well as the many different media she works in.
Aimee Lee weaves many aspects into being a craftsperson: she’s an artist, writer, and papermaker. In this episode, she highlights important terms like hanji (Korean paper) and jiseung (Korean paper basketry), and shares some of their history and practice. She highlights how important her relationships are to plants, land, and tradition, as well as how she synthesizes all of those things into her diverse practices.