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“To send light into the darkness of human beings~ such is the duty of the artist.”  Schumann The therapeutic gift that origami can bring to people who are mentally ill is something that Rosemary Browne has seen first hand. Rosemary is a passionate origami teacher who has been helping people overcome their mental challenges by [...]

Origami –Changing People’s Life for the Better thumbnail

Please reflect for a minute on this question: How has origami contributed to your life? How would you answer it? In the video shown here, I interview Sara Adams (Germany) at the 2015 OrigamiUSA convention, in New York City. During our conversation I asked Sara this very question. She responded eloquently and also answered other questions regarding her [...]

Origami on Postage Stamps, Interview With a Collector thumbnail

Origami practitioner José Tomás Buitrago has loved and practiced the art of paper folding since childhood. He is interested in the history of origami as well as in the relationship between origami and mathematics. He is also a collector of postage stamps featuring origami themes! Over the years, José has attended many international origami conventions. [...]

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(leer en español) Beth Johnson has been creating ingenious and elegant origami models, which she shares through her Flickr page and on her own website. Originally from Toledo, Ohio,  she currently lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with her husband and young son. Beth has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and a master’s in natural resources [...]