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”

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”