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01.13.2013 – Podium opened its latest gallery in cooperation with the Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines in bringing the Hanji Doll Craft Exhibit that ran from January 9 to 14, 2013. This project was spearheaded by Jae Hee So and his students with the help from the embassy of Korea.

The Hanji Doll Craft Exhibit highlights Korea’s traditional art form derived from the use of the Korean traditional paper or Hanji usually made in groups depict scenes of everyday life. Korea is rich with history told through are which has similar lives Filipinos everyday experience.

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These dolls features people and events such as Children Playing a Game, Making Rice Cake, Gayageum Recital, A Boy Carrying a Water Jar to dolls in traditional Korean costumes, including wedding couples somewhat inspired from a popular television drama such as “Jewel in the Palace.” The Hanji, on the other hand, is Korea’s durable paper made from the bark of the mulberry tree and is said to last a thousand years.

The Hanji doll craft is an art made with Korean traditional materials, and is largely similar with the western papier-mâché as it also uses paper and paste to create a three-dimensional object.

If you haven’t had the chance to see it’s unveiling or won’t have the chance to visit the last day of the exhibit check out some images taken yesterday. These Hanji doll is not only just an exhibit but also inspires to promote a Korean-style in making paper craft…

The Hanji Doll Craft Exhibit is on its last day being display on January 14, 2013 and for more future events LIKE the Korean Cultural Center of the Philippines on Facebook Page!

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