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2021 IAPMA Coral Jubilee - Origins and Destinations - Australia Edition

June 07, 2021 • 10:45 UTC

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In 2021, IAPMA celebrates 35 years of promoting paper art and handmade paper around the world. To celebrate this date, IAPMA organized the IAPMA CORAL Jubilee Exhibition which was composed of a series of traveling exhibitions on three continents: Australia, Europe and Asia.
45 IAPMA members from all over the world presented their paper artworks in the first edition of this exhibition in Tasmania.

Download to slide show by Jan Coveney of the exhibition in Tasmânia:

2020 Jeonju International Hanji Fashion Show - ONLINE LINKS

September 18, 2020 • 11:45 UTC

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JFA held the 2020 Jeonju International Hanji Fashion Show on August 08, 2020 online.

Further information:

2020 Biennal WTA Chile on Zoom

September 14, 2020 • 14:19 UTC

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Link for the conversation with Argentinian artists Chiacchio and Gianone on the Youtube channel of the 2020 Bienal WTA Chile.

Recorded in Spanish with simultaneous translation in English:
Duration: 75 minutes.

All four conversations (Beatrijs Sterk, Máximo Laura, Mizuki Takahashi and Chiacchio&Gianone) will be soon available in Bienal WTA Chile in Spanish and English as well as the panel discussions and the videos about the process of creation selected to take part in this pre-biennial.

RARE BOOKS Literature and dictionary about paper

July 08, 2019 • 09:42 UTC

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Literature  about paper

Due to his age of more than 84 years the founder of IAPMA, Fred Siegenthaler, is going to sell his collection of rare books about handmade papers, literature and dictionariy about paper, unique works such as USA,  Critical Observations on Handmade Papers (Swiss art price 1972), a collection of book objects by J.H. Kocman from the Czech Republic, etc. The complete list of books is available from:

Kleine Papiergeschichte

February 26, 2018 • 14:49 UTC

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Deiter Freyer

Skulpturen aus Papier. Von Kurt Schwitters bis Karla Black

March 13, 2017 • 22:52 UTC
open 19.03.–02.07.2017
74072 Heilbronn
Allee 28 
Telefon: 07131/56 4420
Telefax: 07131/56 3194

Paper Museums in Europe

January 16, 2017 • 12:20 UTC

Visit a paper museum. Learn about the history of hand-crafted paper; visit an old industrial paper mill; or see a paper workshop in action...

Video of Feast on Paper Art

December 31, 2016 • 16:26 UTC

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Video of Feast on Paper Art—在线播放—优酷网,视频高清在线观看

Mail Art Project - "Association of Cyprus Paper Artists"

September 15, 2016 • 19:26 UTC

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In 2015 the “Association of Cyprus Paper Artists” was founded, to give paper and paper art in Cyprus a special platform. 

ALL paper artists were invited  to be part of this event by sending a “Birthday Card”. 

These mail art paper artworks were exhibited in a Gallery and at the IAPMA homepage
After our celebration we are planning further presentations at other public places. 
Exhibition Review:

Curtin Springs Paper

August 31, 2016 • 20:25 UTC

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Handmade paper from our native grasses – a distinctively beautiful souvenir of Central Australia.

Lithographic Academy

November 30, 2015 • 21:22 UTC

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Artists and printshops from all over the world are welcome to Tidaholm. During the symposium there will be exhibitions showing lithographic art in several galleries in Tidaholm. Artists and workshops are welcome to send lithographic prints to these exhibitions. During the first week of the symposium there will be lots of seminars, speeches and workshops. All participants are welcome to these activities. Accommodation will be available at a low cost.
To get in contact e-mail:

Phone: +46-(0)73-6234486


November 11, 2015 • 21:14 UTC


WATER STONE  PAPER                  

Kathrin Biffi-Frey,(Switzerland), Bara Lehmann-Schulz (Germany)
Kerber Verlag, Contemporary Art
ISBN:         978-3-7356-0133-9

28,00 Euro  (34,80 CHF)

The IAPMA menbers Bara Lehmann-Schulz and Kathrin Biffi-Frey have been using Paper for many years, to express and shape objects, images and installations. In 2005 – 2013 they created temporary installations in the Maggia river bed, in Swiss Tessin, using Paper and a few aids. This experimental work within a landscape shaped by glacial erosion used paper, light, and the weather, as well as standing and flowing water, and has characterised this project. It is these simultaneously transient and eternal, soft and hard, static and moving elements that make their work so fascinating.

The book is available via book stores or from the authors (according to prior agreement)

Bridge made from Paper

May 26, 2015 • 08:35 UTC

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No glue. No cables. No steel reinforcements. The only thing keeping this bridge intact is, well, physics.
If you happened to be strolling across the Grisedale Valley—a ridiculously picturesque piece of land in Cumbria—over the past two weeks, you probably saw what looks like something out of a Monument Valley fever dream. A blindingly bright red bridge spanning a thin creek, made of nothing except thousands of sheets of paper. About 22,000 sheets, according to The Chronicle.
It’s called PaperBridge, and it’s the work of a UK artist named Steve Messam, who was commissioned by the area’s culture council to install it this spring.

it is PAPER

June 27, 2014 • 10:39 UTC

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Suppliers for paper making material

May 02, 2014 • 11:25 UTC


Paper pulper

May 02, 2014 • 11:25 UTC


The Paper Pulper is a machine producing paper pulp out of plant fibre and waste paper.
contact Joachim Tschacher

The peter beater

May 02, 2014 • 11:24 UTC


A machine suitable for beating long fibers, flax, hemp or sisal, as well as for beating soft and short fibers like cotton linters.
contact: Peter Gentenaar

The language of paper by Therese Weber

May 02, 2014 • 11:21 UTC


In this cultural history of paper, acclaimed paper artist Therese Weber travels to the few remaining places where traditional methods of papermaking have been preserved. Commencing there Weber takes the reader on a fascinating and colourful journey of discovery of a commodity that many may take for granted, but few fully understand.

Limp bindings from Tallinn

May 02, 2014 • 11:19 UTC


The Tallinn City Archives have a voluminous collection of limp bindings in long-stitch, chain-stitch and tacketing. This technique was used mainly when binding simple bands for daily use, such as registers, accounts and notes but has also occurred in more important works. In the book, "Limp Bindings from Tallinn", eight of the bands are presented together with thorough technical descriptions. Hopefully, you will be inspired to develop new variations.
The book, in offset print, is printed in 600 copies on Multidesign Original white 150-gram paper and has a protective cover in Curious Touch, 250 grams. The design of the 48-page book is inspired by medieval writings and is illustrated by artist Jordi Arkö.
The book can be ordered by my mail I will then give instruction how to pay via PayPal.
The price of the book is $ 50 including postage, any import fees will be paid by the customer.

Kunst und Kommnuikation - Art et communication

May 02, 2014 • 11:16 UTC


Antoine Twerenbold:
Kunst und Kommunikation - Art et communication
288 pages,  bound, German and French

CHF 58.- / 36.70 €
ISBN 978-3-7272-1128-7