Islamic World Papermaking, with Radha Pandey at Florida Atlantic University’s Jaffe Book Arts Center, Boca Raton, Florida, Thursday & Friday March 17 & 18, 2016
Experience Islamic papermaking and learn the techniques first hand by making paper and participating in the dyeing of dried sheets, surface sizing, and burnishing.
Radha Pandey is papermaker and letterpress printer from New Delhi, India. She earned an MFA in Book Arts at the University of Iowa Center for the Book in 2014. During her time at the Center, she studied fine press printing, bookbinding and calligraphy, with a special focus on traditional Western, Japanese and Islamic world papermaking techniques taught by Tim Barrett. As part of her studies, she traveled to investigate Islamic papermaking techniques in India between 2012 and 2014, and has since undertaken her own research on the essential tools of Islamic-style papermaking, including moulds and chapri (‑flexible mould surface) weaving.
For registration details, visit www.library.fau.edu.