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Field/Durgin on Nepal



To those going to hear Dorothy Field's and Michael Durgin's presentations
either in NYC (tomorrow) or WDC (on Sunday), would you mind giving
highlights/notes/comments on this list to those of us unable to attend?
MOST APPRECIATED!  THANKS!

At 09:43 AM 6/16/98 PDT, Tom Bannister wrote:
>On June 24 in New York City and June 28 in Washington, DC, researcher and
paper artist Dorothy Field will present a slide talk on an ancient
papermaking tradition in transition.
>
>Handmade Paper in Nepal: Tradition and Change
>
>Between 1984 and 1996, Dorothy Field traveled to Nepal four times, visiting
traditional Nepalese papermakers as well as faciliites experimenting with
innovations to the tradition. Through her view of papermaking, Ms. Field
reveals how much has changed for the country and its people in just a few
years. In doing so, she contemplates the future of the craft and the larger
culture it is a part of.
>
>Michael Durgin, editor of Hand Papermaking magazine, will be on hand to
introduce Ms. Field and show Hand Papermaking=92s recently published,=
 limited
edition portfolio of Nepalese papers. Portfolios will be offered for sale at
both locations.
>
>Wednesday, June 24, 6:30pm
>Dieu Donn=E9 Papermill, 433 Broome Street, New York, NY (212) 226-0573
>
>Sunday, June 28, 2:00pm
>Pyramid Atlantic, 6001 66th Avenue, Riverdale, MD (301) 459-7154
>
>Please join us for this stimulating presentation. The slide lecture is free
of charge. For more information, or a portfolio prospectus, contact Hand
Papermaking, PO Box 77027, Washington, DC 20013, (800) 821-6604, e-mail
<handpapermaking@xxxxxxxxxxxx>.
>
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>Tom Bannister     tel 800/821-6604, fax 301/220-2394
>Page Two, Inc.    PO Box 77167, Washington, DC 20013
>Hand Papermaking  PO Box 77027, Washington, DC 20013
>


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