Movement in Paper: The Evolving Form of Origami

Free

Thursday, May 1, 2014 to Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Photo of snail origami
A colorful and surprising collection of origami as innovated and folded by Bay Area and international artists who create modern sculpture and inventive forms from paper.
Directions: 
The Art Gallery in the Cesar Chavez Student Center
Sponsor: 
Dilena Takeyama Center for the Studyof Japan and Japanese Culture
Contact: 
Prof. Jon Funabiki
Phone: 
415-338-3162

Movement in Paper: The Evolving Form of Origami

May 1 to July 15, 2014

The Art Gallery at Cesar Chavez Student Union

San Francisco State University

“Movement in Paper” pushes the edges of origami with shapes that delight and inspire design, innovation, and interaction. The collection brings together local Bay Area and international origami artists who create modern sculpture and inventive forms from paper. Try your hand at folding, experience a cultural art from Japan, and be amazed by the many dimensions of modern origami.

Presented by the Dilena Takeyama Center for the Study of Japan and Japanese Culture, The Art Gallery at Cesar Chavez Student Union and the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center.

To preview some of the origami, see: http://japancenter.sfsu.edu/

The Art Gallery

1650 Holloway Ave.

San Francisco, CA 94132

(415) 338-2580

Located on the Terrace Level of the Cesar Chavez Student Center.

Regular gallery hours are 11 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday.