Thrill of the paper chase: Artists are pushing the boundaries of paper art

Artists are pushing the boundaries of paper art, which has often been viewed as a 'lesser' medium

Paper is the warp and woof of artist Hazel Lim's works. But while her creations mimic the look of woven or textile crafts, do not let them pull the wool over your eyes.

Her textile-like creations, which are on display at the UltraSuperNew Gallery in Rowell Road - part of a two-woman show called Planes And Envelopes - each comprises hundreds of folded paper squares that have been slotted and glued together.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 26, 2019, with the headline 'Thrill of the paper chase'. Subscribe