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Russ Maki

President, Graphic Conservation Company in Chicago

The Fine Art of Paper Conservation

PRESENTED ON MAY 25, 2017
IN BATAVIA @ VOL 7

"Our world is filled with (the) conservation, restoration, and preservation of important works on paper."

In "The Fine Art of Paper Conservation" from PechaKucha Night Batavia Vol. 7, drawing upon his experience as the president of Graphic Conservation Company in Chicago, one of the top paper-conservation laboratories in North America, Russ Maki provides a beautifully illustrated overview of the conservation of works ranging from works of art to historically significant documents.

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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!

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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. 

 

 

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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. 

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Learning from the Paper Architects of Moscow

BY ROSS ANDERSON
@ VOL 15 ON MAY 24, 2016

Ross Anderson shares his journey to explore the Paper Architects of Moscow.

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My Paper Cut "Kirie"

BY NAOYUKI ISHIGA
@ VOL 13 ON JUN 04, 2016

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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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. 

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How to Make a Paper Frog

BY BEN CLARK
@ VOL 21 ON MAR 01, 2018

Using none of the wisdom learned over ten years in the design industry, Ben Clark will teach you how to make a jumping paper frog in 20 ribbeting slides. 

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Paper Paint Clay & the Isle of Man

BY VICI BLACKBURN
@ VOL 3 ON MAY 16, 2018

Artist Teacher Vici Blackburn takes us through the inspiration for her work and the how this unusual mix of paint, paper and clay are worked together.  Vici has been very busy recently with exhibitions, comissions and participation at drawing events.  So exciting to see a UCM BA Hons Fine Art graduate continue to be excited about making work and sharing this with her students at QEII High School.

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The Fine Art of the Paper Cut

BY BEN COURTNEY
@ VOL 32 ON NOV 07, 2018

Ben Courtney is the chief scalpelsmith at Pork Chops Paper Cuts who transforms the humble piece of paper into something quite magical and beautiful, with almost impossible intricacy.