Monday, June 21, 2010

Amazing Paper Art part 1

Growing up in Hong Kong, Bovey Lee felt a special connection to the ancient craft of paper-cutting that was a part of her heritage. She chose to modernize it in order to elevate the craft and reflect China’s history; all the while telling stories of its current struggles and survival. Her obscenely intricate and yet effortlessly precise works are intended to engage her contemporary audience in political discourse to raise concern for the side effects of rapid urbanization. {via}

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