“Kites: Paper Wings Over Japan”

For our upcoming Art Kite Workshop, we will have Ali Fujino come co-teach the class. Ali is the director of tethered flight, Drachen Foundation, Seattle, Washington and editor of a book we’ve been carrying at the HPI store,

Kites: Paper Wings Over Japan
Edited by Scott Skinner and Ali Fujino

“For two thousand year the kite has been for the Japanese a vehicle of wonder and art and a celebration of joy. This delightful book surveys the art of creating and flying Japanese kites and reveals their universal appeal. It is illustrated with marvelous examples of both classic and contemporary kites, all specially photographed and reproduced in full color. Information on where to view Japanese kites and a glossary of terms make this an essential book for anyone interested in the world of kites.”

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