Making the Intangible Tangible: Introduction to the Art of Chinese Papercutting

Chinese papercutting is one of the most popular, simplest and accessible forms of craft art in China. This lecture will explore the history, symbolism and various regional styles of papercutting. It will also introduce you to the materials, tools and techniques to make your own papercuttings!

This lecture is presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Ancient Art of Chinese Papercutting: From Heart to Hand. Light refreshments will be served.

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