Aimee Lee: “Wrappen in Hanji” reflects Korean traditions at SHD
March 14, 2022 / 6:57 AM
Sharjah24: As part of the activities of the 19th edition of Sharjah Heritage Days (SHD) , the Korean American Actress, Aimee Lee has highlighted the traditional Korean Hanji Wrapping Paper called, “ Wrappen in Hanji”, being a type of the Korean cultural image that represents different colourful Korean paper dresses.
In her exclusive statement to “Sharjah 24”, Aimee Lee stressed that this art is made of a very special type of paper that has been made almost 2000 years and it’s a very endangered craft. Hanji is the woed for Korean paper, which is created with strong-fibered plants using a unique sheet formation method that no other country uses. Aimee Lee is the foremost scholar and practitioner oh hanji in the English- speaking world. In the exhibit, she makes Hanji and transforms it with ancient Korean techniques to create a body of paper dresses.
Concluding her statement, she has further stressed that this kind of the unique art reflects the how the Korean people in history used paper to present different colourful dresses, reviewing the various types of clothes.