JAPANESE FOLDS AT THE MUSEUM OF APPLIED ARTS AND SCIENCES, SYDNEY – TAASA Review June 2015
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This article was originally found in the June 2015 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 24, Issue 2, Page 19).
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Min-Jung Kim J apanese folds is a playful exhibition showing contemporary fashion items and decorative arts from the Museumâ€™s collection centred on the Japanese practice of folding.
The exhibition provides an insight into the folding design concept with a focus on the way contemporary Japanese designers have adapted and incorporated traditional folding practices into their work. The art of folding may have its origins in the Japanese way of living.
Traditionally, living environments were small and therefore it was important to try and maximise the use of space...