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Special Lecture "The Book Structure"
~Robert Roesch and Suzanne Reese Horvitz~

The paper and "books" as media for circulation of information has been changed their forms to append more of beauty and sophistication by emerge of electric medium.  An experiment to see and create "books" from a new point of view is "Book Art".  This "Book Art" has started since more than 30 years ago in the US, and it has been attracting a great deal of attention throughout the world.

Mr. Robert Roesch (Chief director, department of sculpture at Pennsylvania University) and Ms. Suzanne Reese Horvitz (leading authority of "Book Art") are invited through Kyoto Kogei Seni University to have their exhibition and workshops at several locations in Japan and we are honored to have this precious opportunity to hold their lecture at our washi kaikan (The hall of Awa Japanese handmade paper).

At this lecture, Mr. Roesch and Ms. Horvitz will introduce the basics through the cutting edge of "Book Art" in the US with their stories and slides.

Also, Ms. Kyoko Ibe, Washi artist from Kyoko will join this lecture and this should be exciting opportunity to hear her talks as well.

Date and Time: December 2 (Sat), 2006, 6:30PM ~ (Approximately 1.5 hours)
English interpreter will be attended.

Place: Library at The Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper
141 Kawahigashi Yamakawa-cho, Yoshinogawashi, Tokushima

Contact: Naoko Makita Tel. +81.883.42.6120

Admission fee: 500 yen (200 yen for the members of Tomono-kai and Sanjo-kai. Please show your members card when you arrive.)

Host by the Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper
Co-host by Japan Paper Academy, Shikoku unit