Monday, June 02, 2008

YLS dead at 71 and June 2008 the World Washi Summit

June begins on a sad note. Fashion Innovator, Hero and Guru Yves St Laurent past away on Sunday at the age of 71. An exhibition featuring the work and career of Yves St Laurent opened at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art on May 29th. This exhibition was designed and developed in partnership with the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco and the Foundation Pierre Bergé. This is the first retrospective spanning the forty years of his haute couture virtuosity an will be on display in Montreal from May 29th until September 28, 2008. to read more about the exhibition visit the museum’s website

WASHI WORLD SUMMIT dateline Toronto.

Once upon a time, a long time ago, in a land far far away.

Over the next few weeks 35 exhibitions, lectures and workshops are taking place in and around Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

start at the Washi over time exhibit at the Japan Foundation Washi Over Time to get your 101 basics and go from there.

Washi on YouTUBE

Basically a lot is happening so go to the Summit website to schedule your viewing.

and go to the Washi Seen Blog and read about what you have missed

35 exhibitions, lectures and workshops

If you feel the need to write about what you have seen, please feel free to add comments here or
submit something for the review section of the up and coming summer issue of fibreQUARTERLY
Happening elsewhere in Canada

Dale Roberts opens HOOKED at The Slide Room, Vancouver Island School of Art. 2549 Quadra Street, Victoria B.C. June 6-24 Opening Friday June 6th 7:30 pm

Dale Anne Potter's mixed media work is part of Double Vision opening at Morse Museum and Cultural Centre, 410 McKenzie Street Morse, Saskatchewan, Thursday July 3- August 31

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