Pop Up Books Final Ideas/Inspiration
I am flip flopping back and forth with wanting to incorporate the origami/kirigami techniques that I admire so much and wanting to create a book that is actually not limited to the pages but is a mobile. The third element that I am trying to incorporate is light and shadow.
And after doing a bit of research I have found a couple of new fascinations – kinetic paper sculptures!
A video of a solar powered automaton:
As well as the solar powered kinetic horse:
These inspired me to build a vertical wind turbine for my mechanisms class that I would like to attach a motor to.
I’m also playing around with the pages of the book in the spine similar to the work of Carli Hyland.
Matt Shilan’s kirigami style paper sculpture thesis work and more:
paper recycled inspired jewelry: http://emmaware.co.uk/page3.htm
Some more kirigami playing with light: