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Forbidden papermaking of Spanish America

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Presented by Austin Book Arts Center at Austin Book Arts Center, Austin TX

Oct 11 2019
Forbidden papermaking of Spanish America

Make some paper by hand, and discuss how tariffs in colonial Spanish America changed history.

Discuss how the humble making of paper makes a big impact in the history of the Americas, then make some paper that looks like it was made, perhaps, in the Misiones of Paraguay AD 1730

Free event with presentation and hands-on demonstration at the Austin Book Arts Center by Yama Ploskonka, of Papel Texano, maker by hand of fine paper for the arts in Austin since 2016

Paper Connections is a Papel Texano community outreach arts project supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City

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