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Masking and revealing is essential to story telling and will be played with to create a stage from a cereal box. Looking at historical forms of Japanese and Victorian paper theaters we will explore news ways to tell a story with cut papers as an unique artist book. Participants will learn different techniques of papercutting and how to design a stage for a story to develop. Stop animation, video inclusion and live performance will be discussed. Tips, tricks and resources will be provided.
Supplies you will need to have on hand:
This class will be conducted via Zoom. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial. Please make sure you have the most current version of the Zoom software.
A Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with one day prior to each session. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
Béatrice Coron papercuts stories to create public art, artist books, wall art and animations. Born in France, she lived in Egypt, Mexico and China before moving to New York and starting her artistic journey. Her Manhattan studio is the base of all her papercut experimentations. Watch her TED talk here. Or visit her website at beatricecoron.com