Of the 187 billion pounds of paper produced on our planet every year, how many are used this creativelyA distinctly modern variant of classic origami art, these three-dimensional works rise up from the page as if the paper were coming alive – animated shapes, scenes and figures carved crisply from generic white paper stock.

Paper-making was once itself a fine artisan craft, but in the age of mass-production it has become a standardized and recognizable object the world over. The most universal, generic and familiar paper was intentionally chosen by the artist as something that people can relate to – the ordinary made unique and unusual.

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