Cultural heritage provides both tangible and intangible representations of the values, beliefs, traditions and lifestyles of prior generations. which through careful preservation continues to have relevance in contemporary times.
In this episodic series we focus on unique craft traditions of Korea where over centuries, knowledge and processes have been carefully preserved and painstakingly transmitted inter-generationally, with passion, rigour and respect.
We begin with Hanji, the resilient, versatile paper from Korea that to this day is made following processes that arch back several centuries. With two films, courtesy the Korean Craft and Design Foundation (KCDF) and artist Aimee Lee, along with select photographs, we present the wonder that is hanji, its incredible toughness yet gossamer-like lightness - Korea's unique cultural heritage and gift to the world!
- a film presented in association with