Pinar's Blog Posts Tagged 'origami' (3)

Inspired Teacher Constructs Russian Landmarks Using Origami

Can you believe that this meticulously detailed model of Saint Basil’s Cathedral is made entirely out of paper? Russian school teacher Sergei Tarasov diligently set his efforts into cloning the architectural design staple of Moscow, using more than 10,000 sheets of A4 paper. For nearly a year, when the 42-year-old art teacher was not in the classroom, he spent most of his time…


Added by Pinar on October 19, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Hypnotizing Origami Mandalas Formed Using Single Paper

Japanese artist Yuko Nishimura reworks single sheets of handmade paper into abstract, contoured works of art in her series labeled as Relief. She employs the paper folding techniques used in origami to transform the special Japanese paper known as kyokushi into mesmerizing geometric patterns. She combines traditional methods with contemporary aesthetics across a monochromatic…


Added by Pinar on August 2, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Interactive Jellyfish Swarm

The ancient Japanese paper-folding art form, known as origami, is fused with modern sensory technology in this interactive light installation called Jelly Swarm. Vancouver-based Tangible Interaction has collaborated with origami expert Joseph Wu to conceive and produce the interactive display that features 94 paper-crafted jellyfish, which they refer to as "jellies."

Each jelly is…


Added by Pinar on December 19, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment


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