ANALOG LIVING: Fun with Abstract Origami and Tyvek!

Origami has become an increasingly meditative and metaphorical practice in my life. When I need to slow down, I take origami breaks and turn my mind off to tessellate patterns into paper, molding peaks and valleys from a single plane. Let’s get away from our carpal tunnel inducing daily lives for a moment to learn the art of abstract origami. I’ll be teaching you the beautifully simple zig zag accordion fold (pictured above) and providing Tyvek material for us to reuse. I find that Tyvek is soft to the touch and it takes to creases well. This workshop will be free to everyone, including materials (but donations are always welcome). For inspiration, I recommend watching the documentary Between the Folds.

Join me Saturday, March 24th at noon. Hope to see you there!

-Rachel

P.S. You should also check out the Folding Paper exhibit at JANM and check out Google’s origami logo today. Looks like everyone has a little origami fever this month. I hope you catch it, too!

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