UPDATE: This workshop has been postponed for a new date in 2020. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Please check our blog later or contact Tomoko Kitayama Yen at email@example.com for more information.
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Rare Books and Special Collections Seminar Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 Eest Mall, Vancouver BC
Instructor: Mr. Kazunori Oryū
UBC Library is offering a basic Japanese paper conservation workshop by renowned conservator, Mr. Kazunori Oryū. Mr. Oryū has studied painting conservation at the studio of Oka Bokkōdō in Kyōto where he developed his skills and expertise working with Japanese cultural heritage items such as hanging scrolls, screens and books. He is a Conservation Consultant for private and public collections, and he provides preservation planning and preventive and conservation treatment service for paintings, heritage document and manuscript collections. He has lectured extensively in North America and Europe.
This workshop focuses on Japanese scroll mounting and bookbinding using Japanese restoration and conservation techniques. The workshop will incorporate lectures, demonstrations and practical work including handling of Japanese traditional materials. This is a valuable professional development opportunity for paper conservators as well as for artists, craftspeople, library and museum staff, and anyone interested in the Japanese book history.
Admissions is free, but registration is required. Please register here: Registration Link
For more information, please contact Tomoko Kitayama Yen, Japanese Studies Librarian, at firstname.lastname@example.org.