Useful Decor - INTRO to Stab Binding (Online)

  • Wednesday, February 03, 2021
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Print & Book Zoom Room, Class Code PB020321CY
  • 16

Registration

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    Registration will close on Monday, 02/08.

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**This workshop will be conducted via live streaming with Zoom.**

This all-levels introductory workshop will cover 4-hole stab-binding then proceed to noble stab-binding. In this traditional binding style, originated in East Asia, stitching serves to fasten pages with the beauty of geometric patterns. Examples of artists' books (old and new) using related techniques will be shown to demonstrate further possibilities.

Materials Needed:

  • 30 sheets text weight paper, preferably the same sizecopy paper okay
  • 8 sheets cover-weight paper, same size as text weight
  • Scrap paper or newsprint.
  • Knife
  • Cutting mat
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Awl
  • Hammer or a rock
  • Needle & Thread
  • 2 binder clips
  • Bone folder
  • Bees wax or candle

Details:

  • Registration for this class will close on Monday, 02/08.
  • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
  • 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.
  • After completing this class, you may be interested in an Advanced class for your continued learning. Please click here to read more and register.
  • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.
  • BARN reserves the right to cancel this class in the case of low enrollment and a full refund will be given. 

Instructor Bio:

Chang Yuchen is an artist and educator based in New York. She was an artist in residence at MASS MoCA (North Adams), Offshore (Sabah), MAD Museum (New York), Bananafish Books (Shanghai) and Textile Art Center (Brooklyn). She has shown/performed her works at UCCA Dune, Taikwun Contemporary, Abrons Art Center, Para Site, Salt Projects, Assembly Room and etc. Yuchen teaches through Center for Book Arts, Printed Matter, Asia Art Archive in America, CUE Art Foundation and more.

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