Peace Paper Project Returns to WSU Tri-Cities
The Peace Paper Project is an international community-arts initiative that utilizes traditional papermaking as a form of trauma therapy, social engagement, and community activism.
WSU Tri-Cities is proud to host the third annual visit of the Peace Paper Project with three virtual workshops on November 5, 12, and 19, 2020.
Master papermaker Drew Matott will hold a public lecture from 12:10 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5. His lecture is part of the WSU Common Reading Program, and this year’s book Born A Crime. There is no cost to attend and will be available to view via Zoom.
Matott and will also lead two free virtual workshops for WSU Tri-Cities students.
- Studio Tour and Demonstration on Nov. 12 at 12:10 to 1 p.m., via Zoom: Matott will share the process of selecting clothing that has personal and community significance, rendering the material into paper pulp cutting, and forming sheets of paper. Half of the presentation will focus on a DIY papermaking set up to show you how to make your own paper at home.
- Interactive Bookbinding Workshop on Nov. 19 at 12:10 to 1 p.m., via Zoom: Using handmade paper provided by the Peace Paper Project, you will walk through the process of some simple binding techniques.