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April 8, 2016
ORIGAMI EXHIBITION TO UNFOLD AT JANM

The Japanese American National Museum will present Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami, a traveling exhibition featuring the work of nine contemporary artists working in six different countries, from May 29 to August 21, 2016.

Origami—the Japanese tradition of folding paper into recognizable objects—dates back at least 1,000 years, with possible roots in Shinto purification rituals ...
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Yuko Nishimura, Shine, 2008, paper. Photo courtesy of the artist.

 

 

Yuko Nishimura, Shine, 2008, paper. Photo courtesy of the artist.

 

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Sneak Peek: Above the Fold Installation
May 26, 2016   In just a few short days, JANM will open Above ...

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Top: Erik Demaine and Martin Demaine, Destructors III, 2013, elephant hide paper. Photo courtesy of the artists.