exhibitions & events 2018
Washi | Umi O Koete - Paper from Across the Sea
Trongate 103 Foyer
Exhibition Runs: 2nd March - 1st April 2018
Preview: Thursday 8th March, 6-8pm
An exhibition showing the results of a cultural exchange between the fine art printmakers of Fife Dunfermline Printmakers Workshop and the Japanese papermakers from the celebrated Mino region of the country.
The cultural collaboration brings together the ancient Japanese tradition of Washi papermaking and the very best of contemporary Scottish printmaking.
Printmakers: Sheila Carnduff, Thora Clyne, Chrissie Heughan, Catherine King, Peter Kirley, Linda Lincoln, Robert Maclaurin, Bill McKechnie, Babs Pease, Clive Ramage, Steve Ratomski, Aine Scannell, Clare Yarrington.
Papermakers: Masashi Sawamura, Takanori Senda, Yukiyo Terada.
Project supported by The Dunfermline Carnegie Foundation and The Japan Society of Scotland.
The exhibition will be opened officially by the Consul General of Japan, Mr Daisuke Matsunaga.
Image: Artist: Catherine King, 'Connections', etching and screenprint. Papermaker: Takanori Senda.