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Tomoo Nitta

Architect, 向日葵設計 in Tokyo

Origami x Onigiri = ORINIGIRI

PRESENTED ON JUL 17, 2019
IN TOKYO @ VOL 165

Architect Tomoo Nitta gives a presentation on the activities of ORINIGIRI, Origami makes various shapes of Onigiri, Origami x Onigiri = ORINIGIRI. This activity began as the volunteer activity for the Tohoku Reconstruction Project, and now various workshops are being held by various people in various places in Japan and abroad. In this presentation, Tomoo will talk about the future challenge of ORINIGIRI。

 

建築家の新田知生さんは、オリニギリというおりがみをしながらそれを型紙にしていろいろなおにぎりを作る活動(おりがみ x おにぎり = オリニギリ)についてプレゼンテーションを行います。この活動は東北復興プロジェクトのボランティア活動から始まり、現在では国内外の様々な場所で様々な方々によるワークショップが展開されています。今回のプレゼンテーションではこのオリニギリの今後のチャレンジをお伝えします。

 

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The creative power of onigiri

BY VIVIEN LEUNG
@ VOL 22 ON MAR 19, 2013

Vivien Leung, the organizer of PechaKucha Toronto, has been fascinated by the interaction of food, design, and culture. In this presentation, she looked at how onigiri, a very traditional Japanese staple food made primarily of rice, inspires creativity and cross-cultural experience.

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Origami Math Genius (OMG)

BY BIJIAN FAN
@ VOL 10 ON JAN 30, 2014

Following a scientific career, BiJian Fan moved on to visual art. He integrated science and art in his creative practice. He developed OMG as a curriculum for integrating art and science in education. 

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Depliegue

BY CINTIA MARTÍN
@ VOL 3 ON OCT 31, 2013

Hemos creado un juguete en cartón basándonos en el pliegue como elemento que provee de mayor resistencia a una superficie plana. Esperamos que "el circo" sea el primero de una serie.

http://vimeo.com/75289820

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From Origami to Folded-Plate Architecture

BY LANE ALLEN
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 01, 2015

Architect Lane Allen has a life-long passion for art, origami, geometry, and structure. He explores the relationships—both real and imagined—among the geometries of origami, the geometries of structure, and works of architecture, both modern and historic.

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From Skyscraper to Onigiri

BY TOMOO NITTA
@ VOL 136 ON JUN 02, 2016

建築家の新田知生さんは、 公共建築からオニギリパッケージまで、 様々な空間をデザインされています。 海外のデザインサイトも注目の、折り紙をコンセプトにオニギリをつくる「オリ・ニギリ」プロジェクト。 今年の本格的世界展開を視野に入れた、プロジェクトの全貌を披露します!

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Giant Origami

BY COCO SATO
@ VOL 21 ON SEP 03, 2015

"'Robo-Origami' is a giant robotic origami installation created with robust robotic technology installed within giant origami sculpture."

In Giant Origami from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 21, the Japanese artist Coco Sato, now based in Brighton England, shares her inspirational story of travels, learning new skills and giant interactive origami!  

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 24th, 2017. 

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The Magic of Origami

BY HINATA NAKAMURA
@ VOL 154 ON JAN 31, 2018

折紙好きな小学6年生の登場!折紙はハサミで切ったりしなくても、1枚で複雑な形を折ることができます。その不思議な魅力と、折紙を通じて体験したことを中村 日向さんに教えてもらいます。

The magic in ‘Origami’, the Japanese art of paper folding is that in the absence of scissors and cutting, complicated shapes can be created using a single piece of paper. This Wednesday, PechaKucha Tokyo will be building upon that magic through the perspective of origami child prodigy, Nakamura Hinata!

 

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How to Make a Paper Frog

BY BEN CLARK
@ VOL 21 ON MAR 01, 2018

Using none of the wisdom learned over ten years in the design industry, Ben Clark will teach you how to make a jumping paper frog in 20 ribbeting slides. 

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My Origami journey

BY TUAN NGUYEN TU
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 11, 2016

What do you think about Origami without folding? Let’s come meet Tuan Nguyen Tu and check it out at PKN HCMC vol.10! After years of practicing this simple yet sophisticated art, Tuan has come up with his own style of Origami.

Tuan got acquainted with origami from the age of 6. His father taught him to make paper toys and years after years, his love for origami grows. He finds joys on the journey to achieve simplicity. Talking about his passion, Tuan says that Origami helps encouraging his imagination.

And you can follow him on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/tuannguyentu/