The Flag Book online workshop May 22
Registration and details online here:
The foundation of Hedi Kyle's deceptively small and simple book "flag
book" structure is an accordion folded spine. Flaps attached to both
sides of each of the spine’s “mountain” folds allow the artist to
fragment and layer a number of complementary or contrasting images and
narratives. When the flag book spine is pulled fully open, the
fragmented images on the flaps come together to create a large,
panoramic image. This transformation is accompanied by a delightful
flapping sound. The spine and covers provide opportunities for
Students will construct two different styles of flag. Instruction will
focus on both craft and content.
This online workshop is sponsored by BOOKARTALA https://bookartsla.org/
Karen Hanmer's artist-made books are physical manifestations of personal
essays intertwining history, culture, politics, science, and technology.
She utilizes both traditional and contemporary book structures, and the
work is often playful in content or format. Hanmer's work is included in
collections ranging from The British Library and the Library of Congress
to Stanford University and Graceland. She offers workshops and private
instruction focusing on a solid foundation in traditional binding
skills. Learn more at her website www.karenhanmer.com
Karen Hanmer Book Arts. Since 1997 answering the question
"What will I do with my liberal arts degree?"
2021 online workshops at the TEACHING link on my website.
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