Upcoming Talk | Islamic Traditions of Papermaking in India

Dyed and burnished papers in a range of colors


Papermaker and letterpress printer Radha Pandey will join us this Thursday (30th March) for a lecture focused on the history and contemporary legacy of papermaking in India. She will follow her lecture with a papermaking demonstration featuring the traditional Islamic methods she has studied.

Radha Pandey in the studio (Photo by Aimee Lee)
Radha Pandey in the studio (Photo by Aimee Lee)

Pandey earned her MFA in Book Arts from the University of Iowa Center for the Book. She has studied Western and Asian Papermaking techniques with Timothy Barrett and teaches book arts classes in India and the US.

All are welcome to join us for the lecture and papermaking demonstration at 1 pm Thursday in the Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100).

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Presented by the University of Michigan Library (Special Collections Library and Department of Preservation & Conservation) and the University of Michigan History of Art Department with additional support from the Center for South Asian Studies