Striking a Balance: traditional craft in contemporary practice

Radha Pandey
September 28, 2017
7:15pm to 8:15pm
Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 241 East 10th Street Claremont, CA 91711

Radha Pandey will discuss how she incorporates her interest in paper and print history into her current work. The talk will cover her research in the field of papermaking, her artist bookwork, as well as trying to find a balance between research, environment, history, art and aesthetics.

Biography

Radha Pandey is a papermaker and letterpress printer. She earned her MFA in Book Arts from the University of Iowa Center for the Book, where she studied letterpress printing, bookbinding, and papermaking with a focus on Western, Eastern, and Islamic papermaking techniques.

In 2012-14, she traveled to investigate Islamic world papermaking techniques in India and has since undertaken her own research on the essential tools of Islamic papermaking. Her artist’s books are held in numerous public collections in the United States and abroad. Currently, Radha is working on an artist book that explores the perception of the colour white.

For additional information, contact Professor Tia Blassingame at tblassin@scrippscollege.edu.

Please note that Frederic W. Goudy Lectures are free and open to the public.

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