Aladdin’s Palace Pop-Up


Residential course

Paul Johnson

15 September 2020 to 17 September 2020

From £268

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Aladdin’s Palace Pop-up
Lunch Tuesday 15 – Lunch Thursday 17 September
Fees (£): 437 379 379 268 includes all materials.

This course will appeal to those interested in art, craft and paper engineering.
In the story of Aladdin, the genie builds Aladdin and his bride a magnificent palace of domes and minarets. In this pop-up workshop we will make this palace comprising fourteen separate but linked parts. Several stately rooms follow on from each other, each one with a different ornate interior. An exciting, hands-on workshop for experienced paper engineers and beginners alike. Tutor – Paul Johnson

Tutor information

Paul Johnson is internationally recognised for his pioneering work in developing literacy through the book arts and as a book artist. He is the author of over 15 titles including A Book of One’s Own, Literacy Through the Book Arts and Pictures and Words Together. His unique pop-up books are represented in most major collections including the V&A, the Bodleian Library, Oxford, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York and the Library of Congress, Washington DC. In 2017 the BBC made a video about him and his work shown on The One Show. Earlier this year The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore acquired over 500 items of his original work covering a fifty-year period.