Fuller Craft Museum opens Mens et Manus. Folded Paper of MIT

The Fuller Craft Museum presents Mens et Manus. Folded Paper of MIT an exhibition on view February 4, 2012 – April 29, 2012.

Erik and Martin Demaine, Green Waterfall, 2011

Mens et Manus is an introduction to the work of MIT students, alumni, and faculty who have made the school a hub for a stimulating community of artists in folded paper. Paper folding—or origami as it is also popularly known—is the practice of transforming paper into complex representational and abstract three-dimensional sculpture through a series of complex folds. Abstract or geometric expressions in paper folding may be used to explore mathematical questions or problems, and often result in new patterns, new forms, and new ideas. For these artists, folded paper serves as the nexus between mathematical and aesthetic inquiry, uniting mind and hand, mens et manus.

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