Fashion. Korean traditional textile technique Bojagi at Fuller Craft. Bojagi and Beyond: October 13, 2013 – January 26, 2014. Fashion in Motion, Saturday, November 2, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
BOJAGI is a Korean traditional textile technique often used to make wrapping cloths for religious ceremonies, weddings, and common daily usages. Internationally distinguished fabric artist Chunghie Lee divides her year between Seoul, Korea and Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. Bojagi textile art by thirteen RISD students of Chunghie Lee which show contemporary applications of these techniques are exhibited alongside ten contemporary Korean artists working in a traditional manner. 10 contemporary Korean artists include: Insook Choi, Hae-Hong Chang , Cheong-Sil Lee, Sora Lee, Hee-Soon You, Eun-sil Lee, Young-Soon Kim, Ji-Young Chung, Ji-Yeon Hwang, and Ji-Hye Shin.
Bojagi and Beyond: October 13, 2013 – January 26, 2014. Works from RISD students of Chunghie Lee exhibited alongside 10 contemporary, Korean Bojagi artists.
Also Join us for Fashion in Motion, Saturday, November 2, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm FREE.
The designs of Chunghie Lee are on human display with professional and special guest models. Feel free to don your own wearable wonders and join us!
About Chunghei Lee:
Chunghie Lee is a fiber artist and writer who lectures at RISD and abroad in universities, e.g., Seoul, Korea and Evtek Institute of Art & Design, Finland. She received her B.F.A and M.F.A. degrees from Hongik University, and was a Fulbright Exchange Scholar to Rhode Island School of Design in 1994. Chunghie’s study of Bojagi: Korean Traditional Wrapping Cloths, has inspired wall pieces, sculptures, and wearable work. She has exhibited throughout Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Germany, Poland, France, Norway, Finland, Canada, Indonesia, England, Australia, Netherlands, and North America.
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