v Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami

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folding paper exposition japanese american national museum
Tour : March 2012 - December 2014

Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami is the first museum exhibition to explore the history of paper folding, the works of the world’s foremost origami artists, and the connection between origami and mathematics, science, and design.

The exhibition, curated by Meher McArthur, with Robert J. Lang as exhibition advisor, showcases contemporary origami by renowned artists from countries as diverse as Japan, the United States, Uruguay, and Russia. It presents them within the context of origami history and examines the many evolving styles of origami today.

The exhibition also examines the relationship between origami and art, science, and mathematics, and demonstrates its tremendous impact in areas as diverse as space exploration, medical research, and fashion design.

Artists :

John Blackman, Krystyna and Wojtek Burczyk, Brian Chan, Joel Cooper, Erik Demaine and Martin Demaine, Roman Diaz, Christine Edison, Vincent Floderer, Tomoko Fuse, Giang Dinh, Eric Gjerde, Miri Golan, Koshiro Hatori, Herman Van Goubergen, David Huffman, Tom Hull, Roy Iwaki, Paul Jackson, Eric Joisel, Satoshi Kamiya, Miyuki Kawamura, Hideo Komatsu, Goran Konjevod, Daniel Kwan, Michael G. LaFosse, Robert J. Lang, Sipho Mabona, Linda Tomoko Mihara, Jeannine Mosely, Paulo Mulatinho | Jared Needle, Bernie Peyton, Andrea Russo, Victoria Serova, Heinz Strobl, Richard Sweeney, Nicolas Terry, Hieu Tran Trung, Florence Temko, Arnold Tubis, Polly Verity, Makoto Yamaguchi, Akira Yoshizawa
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