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Entomologie Origamique

Art book

« Entomologie Origamique »  once unfolded, shows eight insects page settings, those insects being like vertically pinned on a sheet of metalized paper.

This staging of insects can only remind entomological plates found in zoological atlas from the XVIIIth and the XIXth century.

« Entomologie Origamique » uses a technique in between kirigami and pop up book. This meticulous art, in which a single sheet of paper gives shape to the whole presented object, finds its roots in Japan. This technique singularity (opposite to other kinds of pop-up which use « point de colle » or « glue dot »), is due to its lack of added on pieces. The shape forms itself only from the cutting and shaping of a single sheet of paper. Therefor, it is by opening the pages at a 90° angle that the sheet becomes a 3D structure.

« Entomologie Origamique » 2015

Art book signed and limited to 10 copies.

Entirely cut and made by hand.

8 bound pages using a Leporello.

Closed book dimension :

length 12,4 inch x width 4,5 inch x thickness 1,7 inch

Open book dimension :

About 47,6 inch

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- 11th International Biennial of Arras Artist Book - Young Creation Prize - 2017

- Meggendorfer Prize for Artist Books - (second) - 2016

- Sheffield International Artist's Book Prize - 2015

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