Guidelines for doing an origami exhibit

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Re: Guidelines for doing an origami exhibit

Postby al-black » February 27th, 2017, 9:56 am

ginshun wrote:Kind of paper is probably beyond non-origami people, but I think the size used to fold the individual models is useful info. I may put together some info on the process of getting the paper ready to fold. Tell them about the kinds of paper, MC, ect. Maybe do some type of display on this in ne of the cases. Haven't decided yet.


Oh do this if you can get to it. In talking to people about origami they always get interested and fascinated by the details about and prepping paper.

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Re: Guidelines for doing an origami exhibit

Postby roodborst » February 27th, 2017, 2:48 pm

Maybe take a intermediate model and fold from 3 types of paper so people can see how paperchoice effects the end result? I don't think your focus should be cp's. A bit too technical for people just passing by. Maybe have a few too show that everything was folded from a square. Good luck and congrats on exposition!

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Re: Guidelines for doing an origami exhibit

Postby ginshun » February 27th, 2017, 4:45 pm

I do like the idea of folding a model from some different papers, just to show how much of a difference it makes. It really amazed me when I started using better paper how much of a difference it could make to the appearance of the final model.

Like I said, I have until July to get ready for this, so I have the time to do pretty much anything. I just have to figure out how much space I want to devote to different things.

I think a section on the process / prep work that goes into folding a display quality model would be well received though.
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Re: Guidelines for doing an origami exhibit

Postby Gerardo » February 28th, 2017, 9:38 pm

I love the idea of using the exhibit to give a better idea of all the work and details behind the complexity of folding origami nowadays :D.

Congrats!


PS: I'd also love to see pictures, even a video, of your exhibit.
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Re: Guidelines for doing an origami exhibit

Postby ginshun » June 30th, 2017, 5:51 pm

So here is some handouts that I made to accompany the exhibit. Set up is tomorrow. I'll post some pics of the actual exhibit once I have it set up. Pajarita diagrams are based on ones that I found online, but I re-drew them using AutoCAD and added the text. Hoping that non-folders can figure them out.

Imagepage 1 by ginshun, on Flickr

Imagepage 2 by ginshun, on Flickr

Imagepage 3 by ginshun, on Flickr

Imagepage4 by ginshun, on Flickr
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Re: Guidelines for doing an origami exhibit

Postby Brimstone » June 30th, 2017, 11:44 pm

The notes are a great idea.
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Re: Guidelines for doing an origami exhibit

Postby Gerardo » July 1st, 2017, 3:56 pm

Congratulations! Loved the information on the handouts. I'm excited for you :D. Aside from the pictures, I suggest making a short video of your exhibit... it'll look amazing!

Best of luck :).
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Re: Guidelines for doing an origami exhibit

Postby al-black » July 22nd, 2017, 8:26 pm

Hey Ginshun,

So how did the exhibition turn out? What was the reaction to your handout and models?

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Re: Guidelines for doing an origami exhibit

Postby ginshun » July 28th, 2017, 6:56 pm

The exhibit has gone great! Lots of positive feedback on the models and the handouts.

I have to talk to the library director but apparently there was somebody there asking about it that was interested in having it set up someplace else, so I may even be going through all of this again at a different location.

Check the other thread for the pics.

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Re: Guidelines for doing an origami exhibit

Postby Gerardo » July 28th, 2017, 10:30 pm

That's awesome! I hope it does work out :D.
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Re: Guidelines for doing an origami exhibit

Postby al-black » July 29th, 2017, 9:11 pm

Hey that's great to hear. Good work!

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