Kumi Yamashita Origami

16 Jul Kumi Yamashita Origami

New York-based artist, Kumi Yamashita was recently commissioned by American Express to create a unique  wall installation for their Tribeca, New York office lobby. Part of  Yamashita’s Light & Shadow collection – works in various media and their relation to a single light source, Origami is an amazing illusion made from 22 creased Japanese sheets of paper. Through subtle pinches and folds of the traditional origami paper and the use a single light source, the shadow reveals portraits of 22 American Express employees. Link

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