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Jogakbo Patchwork Techniques with Taerim Claire Jeon

BY Australian Design Centre | 29-Aug-2019
Jogakbo retains the essence of traditional Korean textile art and refers to a handsewn patchwork technique.
Jogakbo Patchwork Techniques with Taerim Claire Jeon
Image: Taerim Claire Jeon, The Peacock, 2018. Photo courtesy of the artist
You will learn useful techniques and gain a cultural understanding of the history and aesthetic in this delightful workshop for all ages and levels.

Taerim Claire Jeon is a Sydney based Jogakbo artist who strongly identifies with her Korean heritage. She re-interprets traditional methods and explores new forms of Jogakbo with her dyed and handsewn works. A former children’s book and magazine illustrator, Claire discovered a passion for Jogakbo making over fifteen years ago and now enjoys teaching classes with the Korean Cultural Centre and from her own studio. Her works are an excellent example of traditional Korean Jogbakbo combining a refined aesthetic, skill and use of the various techniques with a contemporary flair.

See Claire's exhibition Intergradation, in Object Space, our 24-hour window gallery at ADC from 3 October – 13 November 2019.

This workshop and exhibition is presented in partnership with the Korean Cultural Centre, Australia.

When: Saturday 26 October 2019, 12.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Australian Design Centre
Tickets: Free, bookings required
15 participants per session/ no experience or age required/ all materials provided

FILMING AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Please note: This event will be recorded. By attending the event you agree to be filmed and photographed, and for those images and footage to be shared online and across various promotional platforms.