Must See: ‘Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami’

Opens Sunday • Schaefer International Gallery

"Air" by Richard Sweeney; photo courtesy International Arts & Artists and the Schaefer International Gallery.

THOUGHT-PROVOKING ORIGAMI EXHIBIT OPENS AT SCHAEFER GALLERY

“Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami” presents the work of nine renowned origami artists: Erik Demaine and Martin Demaine (Canada/USA); Vincent Floderer (France); Miri Golan (Israel); Paul Jackson (UK/Israel); Dr. Robert J. Lang (USA); Yuko Nishimura (Japan); Richard Sweeney (UK); and Jiangmei Wu (China/USA). The exhibit is an engaging, thought-provoking and interdisciplinary look at modern advances of origami. Elevating what was once considered a child’s craft into a sophisticated global art form, which expresses contemporary social, politcal, aesthetic and cultural dialogues. Pieces will include sculpture, large-scale installations and conceptual works created specifically for this tour. The exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays in the Schaefer International Gallery at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center and runs through Nov. 25. Admission is free. For more information, call 243-4288 or visit www.mauiarts.org/exhibits.

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