Korean Heritage Symposium 2022
Four First Thursdays at 7:30 pm (EST)
Live Streamed in KCSB Facebook or Register to join Zoom
March 3: Bojagi (Korean Wrapping Cloth) - recording
Former Critic in RISD (retired); Founded Bojagi Forum, organizing bi-annual bojagi exhibition
Bojagi is the Korean traditional embroidery , costumes and wrapping cloths, which are very interesting modes of expression in dye textiles and embroidery work varied according to family custom and use. The bold freedom from self -consciousness that suppresses personal desires, restraint , exaggero and hidden humor in the textile art of Korean women includes infinite beauty and mystery.
Chunghie Lee will explore her artistic world in traditional and contemporary bojagi in a zoom lecture, followed by Q/A.
Her speaking info in 2018 is at https://www.tsgny.org/meetings-december-2018-chunghie-lee.
April 7: Han-ji (Korean Traditional Paper) - recording
Majored in Asian Paining
Co-authored <Let’s go and watch winds, Sunwoo> (선우야, 바람 보러 가자) with his wife KyungOk Lee, meditator.
Joungkuk Lee will introduce the process of creating traditional Korean paper (Han-ji), his own artistic world, and
community education with diverse application of Han-ji.
Will be presented in a video with English subtitle. Q&A is not included.
June 2: Gugaki (Korean Traditional Instruments)
Researcher, National Gugak Center)
M.Music (Ethnomusicology) Goldsmiths University of London
Soojung Shin will tour the Korean Instrument Museum and show how artistic and philosophical aspects Korean Culture have embedded in instruments and contrast some instruments with Western instruments.
July 7: Minwha (Korean Folk Painting) [Rescheduled from May 5]
Specializes in pre-modern and early 20th-century Korean art and culture.
Associate Prof., Dartmouth College
Sunglim Kim will lecture on what minwha is and explore historic background of the era when Minwha came about. A comparative analysis of Minwha and Korean painting will be included. A zoom lecture will be followed by a Q&A.