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Carlos Amorales is based out of Mexico City with a broad selection of works in areas such as large installations, performance, drawing, painting and animation. This piece entitled Black Cloud is a site-specific installation in which the artist, along with the help of 14 others, arranged more than 30,000 black paper moths to the walls and ceilings of several galleries.Continue reading
“As in my previous self-referential works, my intention here is to create a piece where the image cannot be separated from its referent, thus creating a visual link between past and present. This concept naturally led me towards origami because of the reversible character of its folding process: each can be unfolded back to its initial two-dimensional square, and in so doing retain the physical marks of its creases.” — Marc Fichou Continue reading
Rebecca J Coles is a paper artist based in the United Kingdom who creates three-dimensional sculptures from a hand drawn and cut assemblage of colorful butterflies from recycled paper. In her use of recycled paper, she is able to dissect small bits of color, imagery and text to form these silhouettes that are later reconstructed and later encased. These sculptures can be composed of anywhere from hundreds or even thousands of butterflies!
There have been several different paper birds featured throughout the site, this however is one that I have never heard of. The Tomtit is a bird within the Australian robin family that is generally found in New Zealand. Haarlem Netherlands-based artist Kiki Peeters, inspired by trips to taxidermy museums, has created her paper crafted rendition of the Tomtit. This sculpture uses several different layers mimicking that of the layers of feathers found on a bird achieving a life-like quality overall. Be sure to check out her site to see more of her paper crafted animals. There is a sneak peek of the tiger below.
Michael Lomax, based out of Swansea, United Kingdom, has created this highly detailed paper cut with various types of butterflies.
Star Alliance in an effort to preserve the places they fly to, have donated seats to scientists and field workers to destinations all around the world. This particular animation, styling and technique was created by Andersen M Studio, who was commissioned by DDB London to create five stop motion paper films, which will run at the head of special programming by the National Geographic Channel, to showcase Star Alliance’s efforts for five specific destinations. Continue reading
Calvin Nicholls is a master when it comes to the art of paper reliefs. He manages to capture an essence of gracefulness in each of his sculptures. In this particular collection where the focus is nature here are many of the seventy-five sculptures that were created for the Follet Collection Resources Campaign in response to a request of licensing from art director Lee Sievers. The full collection remains on display at their international corporate headquarters. To see more of his work you can visit calvinnicholls.com
Here is a preview of the birds that will be displayed by paper artist Andy Singleton, who had been commissioned to create a hand-crafted paper installation for the recent opening of The Liberty Stationery Room on March 10th, which includes a three-metre long window installation and two framed wall pieces. They unveiled a whimsical and romantic set of three woodland scenes called ‘They loved What They Found’. The three pieces are based around the idea of nesting birds. Stay tuned for more information and pictures regarding the installation.