Korea Bojagi Forum

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Korea Bojagi Forum Part 1- Seoul

The Korea Bojagi Forum, founded in 2012 by Chunghie Lee,  is a biennial conference celebrating the Korean tradition of the wrapping cloth as a continuing source of inspiration for contemporary fiber art. The 2018 Forum had two parts: A May conference and exhibition in Seoul and a September exhibition in New York. A Catalog documenting both exhibitions is available on the To Order Page.

May 31 – June 3, 2018              

2018 Forum Exhibition and lectures were held in conjunction with the Korean Traditional Architecture Expo, ‘Hanok’ at the Seoul Trade and Convention Center (SETEC), Daechi-Dong. 514 Kangna-Gu. Kangnam-ku. Seoul. 135-731.

Seoul Exhibitions 

Beyond Bojagi Solo and Group Exhibitions by six International Artists of bojagi-inspired contemporary artworks. Participating artists were Leonie Castelino USA, Marielle Huijsman Netherlands, Maryse Allard France, Raija Jokinen Finland, Sara Cooke UK, and Yoko Kubota Japan. Also included were special exhibitions by the artists of the Textile Study Group New York and the Romanian Bojagi Study Group.

International visitors to the 2018 Forum could attend a One-day pre-Forum workshop on making traditional hand stitched bojagi taught by a Korean Master and hosted by Ewha Women’s University in Seoul. A Post-Forum Tour led by Moon-He Baik included visits to Seoul museums, cultural sites and its famous fabric Market.

2018 Forum Events Part 2: Korean Bojagi Comes to New York!

An exhibition of Traditional Bojagi artworks by 62  Korean master textile artists was held at The Clemente Center, 107 Suffolk Street New York, NY 10002 September 7-October 6, 2018. A workshop on Bojagi Making with visiting artist Haehong Chang was held on Sept. 9.

Visit The Clemente Center website

New York Exhbition Overview. A beautiful exhibition at The Clemente!







 The Korea Bojagi Forum is supported by the Korean Art Society 

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Questions about the Forum?  email: 2018kbf@gmail.com