Peculiarities of Korean art gandhigiri
The center of Korean paper art introduces a unique Federation with the direction of the Korean folk art, based on unique paper crafts.
The versatility of paper is difficult to overestimate. It finds application in almost all fields of human activity. Creativity is no exception. Paper – extraordinarily expressive and malleable material. It is possible to create a whole world. There are many types of paper art.
In Korea most known for the art of folding the paper sheet, under the Japanese name origami. However, this is only one of the lines among folk paper arts. Worldwide known examples of the use of decorative paper, mainly for religious and ritual purposes. Produced by manual labor paper was not previously so accessible and cheap material, as in our days. Worked with her mostly rich people and Ministers of religion. For example, it is known that in the European monasteries of the 18th century the technique was used bumgarten when decorating religious objects and the manufacture of medallions. Spinning on the tip of the bird’s feather paper with gilded edges, the medieval masters have reached such perfection that even upon close examination of filigree paper products looked like made of pure gold.
To start discovering the art of Korea will be easier with directions that English be closest translated as quilling. Being casted narrow strip of paper into a tight roll, and then, slightly spreading spiral, the master may then give the paper various two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes: squares, ovals, stars, cones, hemispheres. Protruding elements of the composition, these figures may represent the leaves of the trees, flowers, candlesticks and more. Designing complex composition of the paper is called bumagodelatel. The elements are cut from a sheet of paper and joined together into a single picture, a postcard. To do this, use glue, and various auxiliary means, for example wire.
Elements of the composition can be banagalore elements (known as origami. origami to bend / break the paper). What is known in Japan under this name in Korea, known as “Dabki”, and also has its own national peculiarities. Unfortunately, the phonetics of the Korean language is farther from Russian than Japanese, so the Korean name is impossible to write accurately in Russian transcription correctly and to remember. Finally a special place unlike any other is the art of paper painting. Not the picture is created with layers of paint applied by artist’s brush, and pieces of thin paper, glued by hand. Bright colors are not inferior to conventional painting, and the texture of the paper gives the story a uniqueness.
All these four techniques can be combined in one work. Korean paper art is not limited to these listed areas. It should be noted that the important role played by the material. The paper itself for ornamental purposes and is now produced in Korea with unique technology of manual manufacturing. This paper is very different from the industrial model to which we are accustomed to working in the office and reading books, Newspapers and magazines. Traditional Korean hand-made paper production was anciently an important material, subject to everyday use in Korea. It was used in calligraphy, as well as for the manufacture of books, envelopes, doors, walls, ceilings, Windows. Paper used in the manufacture of furniture: wardrobes, cabinets, drawers; household items: umbrellas, lanterns, kites, baskets, fans. Even the clothes and shoes were manufactured using this paper. Possible that the Koreans are the only nation to have used paper for manufacturing floors.
The center of Korean art in Russia founded by Them Mrs. sun Mi – a talented artist from South Korea, the President of the Association lovers of paper art at the cultural-information center of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea. Three exhibitions conducted by Mrs. They Dream of Mi in Moscow, brought her fame and attracted new fans to the original paper techniques. Talented and patient teacher, she organized courses, which teaches all comers. The first disciples of Ms. They Sleep Mi have received certificates of the Association of Korean paper art, and organized their own clubs and studios. Also in Khabarovsk, is opened the Museum of Korean paper art. The Museum will be open, where you can learn the art of quilling, and origami handiguide.