Islamic-World Papermaking with Radha Pandey

Radha Pandey
September 30, 2017
10:00am
Scripps College Press in Lang Building, Room #100 on Scripps College campus

Radha Pandey will introduce participants to the history and practice of Islamic papermaking using natural fibers and authentic tools. Participants will have an opportunity to experiment and create a limited number of sheets as time allows. All experience levels, including beginner, are welcome.

REGISTRATION
To confirm workshop registration, mail $100 check made payable to “Scripps College Press” by September 24 to Scripps College Press, 1030 Columbia Avenue #2025, Claremont, CA 91711. Be sure to include your full name, mailing address, phone number and email address with your registration payment.

For additional wokrshop information, contact
Professor Tia Blassingame, Director of the Scripps College Press
at tblassin@scrippscollege.edu or 909-607-4089.

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.

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