"Papershapers" to Open Tomorrow Night

Juxtapoz // Friday, 10 Apr 2009

The wonders of all things paper will make their debut in a group show, Papershapers, tomorrow night, April 11th, 2009 at at Scion Installation LA Gallery. The exhibition will feature works from 10 different artists that are cut, torn, folded, and sewn into unique creations.

Shin Tanaka will be making a rare U.S. appearance at the opening tomorrow night and will even be on hand to show original pieces and fold paper with fans (maybe bring some of your favorite paper pieces along to fold!)

Tanaka is an interactive paper artist from Japan who has attracted fans worldwide by creating downloadable templates that enable people to make cool, customizable figures at home.

Other paper artists from around the world participating in the exhibition include: Ana Serrano (work above), Annie Vought, Brian Dettmer, Hunter Stabler, Peter Callesen, Polly Verity, Richard Sweeney, Mu Pan and Ryohei Tanaka.


Polly Verity


Shin Tanaka


Brian Dettmer


The opening reception for Papershapers will take place tomorrow, April 11, from 7 - 10pm at the Scion Installation L.A. Space, 3521 Helms Ave. (at National), Culver City, CA 90232. The show will run until May 2nd.

More info at www.scion.com/space




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