Join us for a little bookmaking…

after you learn about papermaking! On Tuesday, April 23, 5 to 7 pm, the University Libraries will host Why Beat Pulp? Hand Papermaking As an Intersection of Cultural Values featuring Helen Frederick, Professor, School of Art. Why Beat Pulp? explores the craft and art of hand papermaking, particularly two different productions that Professor Frederick experienced in China and examines how papermaking provides an intersection of cultural values and economic development.  Understanding natural material and its transformation into something useful are lessons in daily life, industry, art and science. The event will conclude with audience participants making their own  artist book to take home. Please RSVP to ensure enough materials are available. There is no charge. The event in the Johnson Center Library Instruction Room. To RSVP contact Deb Hogan, dhogan1@gmu.edu or 703-993-2491, or Lene Palmer, lenep@gmu.edu or 703-993-2667.

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