A word of thanks and some updates

Hello 100,000 Folds Community, I am writing on this historic day with an update on 100,000 Folds. First of all, thank you to each and every one of you for participating. Thank you for honoring COVID victims through this origami project. It is incredibly humbling to hear your stories, and to surround myself (virtually) withContinue reading “A word of thanks and some updates”

Update on 100,000 Folds

Thank you to all who have joined our paper folding community and have chosen to honor COVID victims through this project. I am overjoyed and grateful to have so much positive feedback and interest in 100,000 Folds. For now, I am closing registration in 100,000 Folds in an effort to catch up on requests andContinue reading “Update on 100,000 Folds”

Death Toll Reaches 200,000

It deeply saddens and angers me to read that the COVID-19 death toll has risen to 200,000 in the United States. We’ve gotten to an unimaginable place in this country and also worldwide. Grappling with these numbers is difficult. I don’t have much to say around this, except that I must continue with 100,000 Folds.Continue reading “Death Toll Reaches 200,000”

Paper folding demonstration video

Thank you for the outpouring of support and participation in 100,00 Folds. I am busy cutting paper and prepping folding kits for everyone. In this video you will find a short demo on how to fold the triangle units.

50 Participants!

I am honored to note that as of yesterday I have sent folding kits to the first 50 participants! I have sent 19,000 pieces of pre-cut paper to participants near and far. The response to this project has been overwhelmingly positive and supportive. I have talked with artists and non-artists alike, and am enjoying thisContinue reading “50 Participants!”

First participants

In the last month, I have been working behind the scenes on the nuts and bolts of 100,000 Folds. There are many pieces to this community sculpture project – the paper, the design, the website, the packaging to participants, and of course the participants themselves. I have recently rolled out the project to friends andContinue reading “First participants”

100,000 Folds Idea

This sculpture project began in May, just after the New York Times ran their May 24th headline “U.S. DEATHS NEAR 100,000, AN INCALCULABLE LOSS”. I had been staying home and away from others for fear of getting and spreading the Coronavirus. I hadn’t been keeping up with the news at that time, for self preservation,Continue reading “100,000 Folds Idea”