Naoyuki Ishiga shares his passion outside of work: "kirie", a traditional craft of paper cutting, creating mesmerizing images of shadow and light. Pierce into his mind in this intriguing presentation showcasing some unique techniques of this beautiful art form.
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Only Paper & Muji scissors
BY KEIKO TSUJI
@ VOL 52
ON MAY 28, 2008
Armed with only a pair of Muji scissors and some paper, Keiko explains the Japanese art of 'kirie' or paper cutting. The presentation slowly unfolds showing how incredibly creative this art can be.
The presentation is in Japanese with some English, but the pictures say it all!
Light and Coloured Paper Art
BY JILLIAN ELDRIDGE
@ VOL 1
ON AUG 27, 2013
Thinking about the relationship of light and paper differently, Jillian Eldridge discovers an interesting and abstract form of art by using light and coloured paper that creates for an interesting use of shadows and reflected light. Listen as she uses this fusioned medium to talk about her artistic pieces introducing people and moths.
A Paper Tale
BY JACKY CHENG
@ VOL 3
ON JUL 07, 2015
"When the eyes temporarily refuse to collaborate with the brain, it usually causes a beautiful paradox."
In "A Paper Tale" from PechaKucha Night Broome, Vol. 3, paper artist Jackie Cheng's works speak for themselves. Grounded in a traditional life, she humbly downplays her mesmerisingly imaginative and intricate paper art, sharing how it is a process of simplicity and quiet reflection. Enjoy!
This was Presentation of the Day on August 6th, 2015.
This is All Rubbish
BY MARTIN O'NEILL
@ VOL 3
ON JUN 09, 2016
After visiting a rubbish tip in Germany whilst on an art school exchange programme, Martin O'Neill found his love: the paper cut outs thrown to waste. From typefaces to the ends of papers, Martin talks about his current practice and how het got to where he is now.
The Inspirations and Processes of Laser-cut Jewellery Designing and Making
BY JESSIE GROWDEN
@ VOL 1
ON OCT 16, 2015
Jessie Growden takes us through her process for creating laser-cut jewellery from her first attempt.
The Power of Paper
BY FRANK BÖLTER
@ VOL 28
ON JUL 06, 2016
“I started to fold the paper boat and somehow I travelled around the world.”
He began using his work to challenge expectations both inside and outside the academic art world while a student at the Münster Academy of Art from 1998 to 2003. Boelter’s projects are distinguished equally by their powerful poetic imagery and by the precision of their execution, often carried out under the difficult conditions of the public sphere and galvanising the public into action.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 25th, 2017.
Paper Making in Japan
BY REBECCA PRY
@ VOL 1
ON MAR 25, 2017
"They gave us certificates of mastering the art of paper making but then they quickly clarified that we didn't actually master it because it takes years to do so..."
In "Paper Making in Japan" from PechaKucha Night Warwick Vol. 1, Rebecca Pry shares her story of how she learned to make traditional Japanese paper, washi, while at the Awagami paper making factory in Tokushima, Japan.
Rebecca is a young artist living and working in Warwick, NY. Her work is heavily inspired by the patterns and imagery created by nature and her surroundings. Her designs have been published in books and magazines and have been printed on apparel, accessories, home goods, and stationery.