Sunday Visit: Exploring Korean Bojagi With Youngmin Lee

For this week’s Sunday Visit, we catch up with Youngmin Lee, a textile artist that uses the bojagi tradition and techniques to create her work. After she moved to California in 1996, she actively worked on preserving the Korean bojagi tradition that embodies the philosophy of recycling and up-cycling. She is currently working closely with the Asian American community on community engaged projects and workshops at the Asian Art Museum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Saint Louis Art Museum. Her new book, Bojagi: The Art of Korean Textiles with Techniques and Projects, is coming out in 2024. Obviously, … Read more