Albuquerque Journal North: Ian Kuali'i: The Kindest Cut
Albuquerque Journal North, July 21, 2019
It started with stencil-making, when the Hawaiian artist with a graffiti background decided to pursue a professional career. But rather than using stencils for spray-painting, he became more interested in them as the actual art form.
As a result, he says, he discovered his own original approach to paper-cutting, engineering intricately designed “bridges” without them falling or collapsing. And for more than 15 years, hand-cut paper has been his main artistic medium.