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Keiko Tsuji

Only Paper & Muji scissors

PRESENTED ON MAY 28, 2008
IN TOKYO @ VOL 52

Armed with only a pair of Muji scissors and some paper, Keiko explains the Japanese art of 'kirie' or paper cutting. The presentation slowly unfolds showing how incredibly creative this art can be.

The presentation is in Japanese with some English, but the pictures say it all!

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Light and Coloured Paper Art

BY JILLIAN ELDRIDGE
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Thinking about the relationship of light and paper differently, Jillian Eldridge  discovers an interesting and abstract form of art by using light and coloured paper that creates for an interesting use of shadows and reflected light. Listen as she uses this fusioned medium to talk about her artistic pieces introducing people and moths. 

 

 

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Paper Birds

BY DIANA BELTRÁN HERRERA
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

Diana Beltran creates paper sculptures that have been featured all over the web, in particular her exquisite little birds. She shares her thoughts on nature and her own creative process. (In Spanish)

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How To Become A Paper Architect-101

BY ETIENNE BASTORMAGI
@ VOL 21 ON DEC 10, 2014

Architect/urban planner/visual artist Etienne Bastormagi gives us valuable insight on how to become a paper architect. Get ready to embark on a beautifully colored journey! 

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Anything I Could on a Piece of Paper

BY MEG WETHINGTON
@ VOL 1 ON APR 18, 2015

Poet, Meg Wethington expresses her love for writing from a young age. She shares a visually ephemeral slideshow and her thoughtful prose in this poetic presentation.  

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A Paper Tale

BY JACKY CHENG
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 07, 2015

"When the eyes temporarily refuse to collaborate with the brain, it usually causes a beautiful paradox."

In "A Paper Tale" from PechaKucha Night Broome, Vol. 3, paper artist Jackie Cheng's works speak for themselves. Grounded in a traditional life, she humbly downplays her mesmerisingly imaginative and intricate paper art, sharing how it is a process of simplicity and quiet reflection. Enjoy!

This was Presentation of the Day on August 6th, 2015. 

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Designer MUJI

BY MOTOKI KOKETSU
@ INSPIRED BY JAPAN – POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 23, 2016

Motoki Koketsu is an ineteraction designer at MUJI. He uses 20 images to share with us some of this amazing designs and what inspires him! Muji's natural and simple design complements today's lifestyles perfectly

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Learning from the Paper Architects of Moscow

BY ROSS ANDERSON
@ VOL 15 ON MAY 24, 2016

Ross Anderson shares his journey to explore the Paper Architects of Moscow.

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Paper Models

BY TOM GREENSFELDER
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Designer Tom Greensfelder shares a history of paper modelmaking.

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Paper Making in Japan

BY REBECCA PRY
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 25, 2017

"They gave us certificates of mastering the art of paper making but then they quickly clarified that we didn't actually master it because it takes years to do so..."

In "Paper Making in Japan" from PechaKucha Night Warwick Vol. 1, Rebecca Pry shares her story of how she learned to make traditional Japanese paper, washi, while at the Awagami paper making factory in Tokushima, Japan.

Rebecca is a young artist living and working in Warwick, NY. Her work is heavily inspired by the patterns and imagery created by nature and her surroundings. Her designs have been published in books and magazines and have been printed on apparel, accessories, home goods, and stationery.