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Transcript of Origami

Wet Folding
Origins of Origami
The Main Styles
of Origami
What does it mean?
(to fold) +
Only rich could afford paper
Strictly ceremonial
Edo Period: became recreational
Oral tradition
Origins (cont.)
Akisato Rito's
Senbazuru Orikata
Akira Yoshizawa = Father of Origami
Came up with international system of symbols and terms in origami instructions
Origami in Europe
by Johanna Dong, Diana Jung, and Samantha Tan
Paper-folding 12th century
1880's: both European and Japanese children were learning paper-folding
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2014, from http://www.papertheworld.org/about.html
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Kasahara, K. (1988). Origami omnibus: paper-folding for everybody. Tokyo: Japan Publications
Lang, R. J. (1997). Origami in action: paper toys that fly, flap, gobble, and inflate! New York: St. Martin's Griffin.
PBS. (2009, November 30). Between the Folds. PBS. Retrieved January 18, 2014, from http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/between-the-folds/history.html
Yamaguchi, M. (1996). Eigo de origami = Origami in English. Tōkyō: Kōdansha Intānashonaru. Background and History of Origami with Some Extraordinary Examples of Its Use. Web. 20 Jan. 2014.
Written Instructions
Akira Yoshizawa
1000 paper cranes
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