OrigaMIT Meeting Fall 2010

September 19th, 2010

Today, Brian presented many pictures from his trip to the Japanese Origami conventions, and described various parts of it. Highlights included:
-origami challenges in japan- theme, freeform, and zodiac
-origamiUSA also has challenges in NYC (i.e. motor vehicles)
-conveyor belt sushi is fast food in Japan
-go to Japan for free as a guest- make diagrams, send pics, teach classes
-lots of interesting wildlife in Japan and Korea

Jason then taught a sea turtle (from Origami Zoo by Lang and Weiss), and some people made an optional biplane.

The OrigaMIT logo is a stylicization of Typeset, an origami font designed by Jason Ku '09. Top photo depicts Tim the Beaver V2 by Michelle Fung '13. Bottom photo depicts Mens et Manus II, copyright 2007 Brian Chan '02.

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