During this years Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair, there will be a special event named popUPmania! that is totally dedicated to pop-up books and paper engineering. The Book Fair and popUPmania! event will take place on September 9 and 10 in Brooklyn New York. It’s a unique opportunity to learn more about the history of paper engineering, how to create pop-ups and also to get in touch with others who share the same interest about pop-ups and paper engineering. There will also be an exhibit of Maurice Sendak’s work and LeonardMarcus. When you’re around, make sure to mark these two days in your agenda!
Learn from the master himself how to make amazing pop-ups. Pop-up book creator, Artist and Paper Engineer Matthew Reinhart will present Cut, Fold & Repeat. A demonstration where Matthew shares the secrets of transforming paper into magical, moving and three-dimensional structures that go beyond your imagination.
PopupLady Ellen G. K. Rubin is also represented and will give a lecture about the 900 years history of pop-ups and paper engineering and a dramatic presentation of Disney’s The Three Little Pigs pop-up. Ellen will also have a sales booth for selling only pop-up books, some of the rarest one can find, mostly signed and in several languages. A must see for collectors!
Saturday, September 9 1:00 pm
PowerPoint Lecture by Ellen G. K. Rubin: A History of Pop-up Books: 900 years history of pop-ups and paper engineering.
Sunday, September 10 1:00 pm
Dramatic Presentation by Ellen G. K. Rubin: Disney’s The Three Little Pigs pop-up. (length 20 min). Best suited for for 2-8 year olds and children of all ages.
Sunday, September 10 1:30 pm
Pop-up book creator Matthew Reinhart will present Cut, Fold & Repeat: sharing the secrets of transforming paper into magical, moving, three-dimensional structures that defy imagination.
If you would like to know more about this special pop-up event, go check out the website of the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair. Also, make sure to follow Matthew Reinhart and The PopupLady on their Facebook pages for updates about popUPmania! Tickets for the event with online discount are available here.
Matthew Reinhart pop-up books