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bike wheel animation by katy beveridge

Published October 6, 2012 by Origami Architecture

by assembling paper cutouts into the wheels of bicycles, london-based graphic designer katy beveridge
creates a zoetrope– the spinning devices that typically produce the illusion of a moving animation from a series of static pictures.

interestingly, this zoetrope effect can only captured on film; to the naked eye, the movement of the wheels
occurs too quickly and is perceived as a blur. captured frame by frame, however, beveridge’s snowflake-like designs
produce captivating animated visual effects that mimic bobbling gears, growing plumes, and other abstract forms.

Ticket Art Installation by Mia Wen-Hsuan Liu

Published September 26, 2012 by Origami Architecture


The Taiwanese artist Mia Wen-Hsuan Liu took thousands of punched admission tickets from the Guggenheim Museumto create this artistic masterpiece. Quite amazing if we might say!

In a statement on the Drawing Centres website, Mia explains about her practise, “As an artist, my creativity is focused on producing interesting and moving visual experiences and to allow my emotions to run free during the creating process.

I like to draw freely, and is particularly mesmerized by the unique textures created by drawing on different papers; therefore, I love to discover different papers from my everyday life to use as my creative medium, and the medium itself also leads to the inspiration for my installation works.  The process also goes on to form the clear emergence of my creative theme.  By contemplating on a break-through way of working with flat and 3-dimensional structures, I have produced a series of drawings that have superseded…

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