Read Me Like A Book

The Sunday Paper #302 March 8, 2020

Paper of the Week: Flexible Book Structures + Paper Kit

We are going to be exploring a variety of unique papers in my upcoming online class, Flexible Book Structures. We’ll apply konnyaku to Korean hanji to make momigami, stain Tyvek, create a book light with hanji and Japanese linen, a scroll with a leathery paper called Kraft

Continue reading Read Me Like A Book

Robbin Ami Silverberg

Robbin Silverberg is a paper and book artist in Brooklyn, NY. I have long admired Robbin’s content-rich artist’s books, that show off her unique papermaking techniques. We had a lovely meandering conversation about her first paper sculptures, how she started creating artist’s books while living in Vienna, Austria but didn’t even realize they were a genre. She returned to NYC when she discovered there were others making artists books – she’d found her tribe. Robbin currently has a 30-year retrospective at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and she took me on an audio tour, describing some of the works having to do with the book as an object, women, language, transformative reading and more. One fun fact: Robbin and I were on Sesame Street with a bunch of cute kids making paper in the mid-1990’s.

Continue reading Robbin Ami Silverberg

Put a Bird On It

The Sunday Paper, 1 (20),

As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words… and the words that caught me with this ad were “like an ipad made of paper”. I love Moleskine, and I’m really tempted to purchase a Livescribe Smartpen. Has anyone tried it?

Artist Robbin Silverberg’s exhibition Reality is as Thin as Paper is now on view in Vienna at Gallery Druck und Buch. Robbin

Continue reading The Sunday Paper, 1 (20),

Paper Talk Podcast

Listen on Apple Podcasts

Listen on Anchor.fm

Subscribe to The Sunday Paper / Get These Tutorials

image

 

Follow Me on FacebookFollow Me on PinterestFollow Me on YouTube

 

Welcome!

I’m Helen Hiebert!

THE SUNDAY PAPER brings you stories and examples of people doing exciting, innovative, and beautiful things with paper, as well as link to interesting paperfacts from around the globe. Read all about it here!

Featured Items

My How To Books

Join the Craft Industry Alliance

If you enjoy reading The Sunday Paper, please consider making a donation to support the delivery of interesting paper news to your inbox once a week.

Categories