Friday Night Flicks: To Fold Paper

Today’s flick is another look at origami, this time from the perspective of master folder Quentin Trollip. The works Trollip produces go beyond the average geometric abstractions of animal forms that occur in many origami folds, with the addition of smaller, more free-form details that turn the finished pieces into portraits of real animals.



I liked the question Trollip asks near the beginning of the video: what is the first thing you notice when you look at an elephant? Perhaps you can look at an animal this weekend, and decide what its most striking feature is, even if you don’t fold an origami version of it.

About Byopia Press

I have been working in the book arts field for more than twenty years, and operating Byopia Press with my husband David since the late 1990s. I began producing artist's books and altered books in 2004.
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