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[BKARTS] CORRECTION: The Himalayan Book Workshop, Iowa City, Iowa-- February 3-4, 2007



Utmost apologies. 
Please note that the phone number for registration is area code 319 (not
399, as previously posted).
And that registration begins January 17th. Thanks.  
_____________________________________________
From: Baum, Kristin A 
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2007 6:05 PM
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: The Himalayan Book Workshop, Iowa City, Iowa-- February 3-4,
2007

The Himalayan Book, Workshop with Jim Canary
February 3 & 4, 2007: 10:00 am- 5:00 pm
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Art Bldg East: room W18, 
$115.00 plus $15.00 materials fee
$100.00 plus $15.00 materials fee for UI Students

Participants will get an overview of the history of the book in the
Himalayan region while having the opportunity to make daphne paper. Dyes
and surface coatings for paper will be made using traditional materials.
We will cover basic terminology of the book as well as an introduction
to the script and typical book formats as we work. A small stitched
binding called the rainbow stitched binding will be sewn and Tibetan
woodblocks will be available to print on paper and cloth prayer flags.

Jim Canary has a long-standing interest in Tibet, stemming from his
undergraduate days at Indiana University where he concentrated on Inner
Asian Studies.  He also completed graduate studies at Indiana in Major
Classical Tibetan and for three years received a Department of Education
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship in Tibetan.  Since 1994,
Mr. Canary has been a project member of Paper Road/Tibet, an
organization that provides research, technical expertise, and
development of hand papermaking operations in Tibet.  He is also a board
member of the International Tibetan Archives Preservation Project,
responsible for coordinating cooperative conservation work in
Lhasa,Tibet. He has traveled extensively in the Himalayas documenting
the crafts of papermaking, calligraphy and printing.

Registration begins Wednesday, January 17th
Please contact Kristin Baum at kristin-baum@xxxxxxxxx  or 319.351.4833
to register.
A supply list and further information will be provided on registration.

Sponsored by the University of Iowa Center for the Book and Book Arts
Club


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