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You can transform hanji in many ways with traditional, contemporary, and hybrid techniques rooted in Korean and East Asian methods. The ones I use and teach the most are jiseung (paper basketry), joomchi (texturing and fusing paper), natural dyes, and shifu (a Japanese word for “paper cloth” that includes paper thread making and loom weaving).



DIY Oberlin Part II

In her second episode with Aimee, Abby Aresty visits Aimee’s studio for DIY Oberlin on WOBC 90.5, August 22, 2023. This studio visit ranges from beating pulp and pulling European-style sheets, to bark lace printed hanbok, bark thread work in progress, paper bricks, dyeing with coreopsis, and much more.


Paper Talk podcast interview

Artist Aimee Lee is the author of Hanji Unfurled: One Journey into Korean Papermaking, newly published by The Legacy Press. She built the first Hanji studio in North America at the Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland, Ohio.

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