Giant, rainbow hanging installation of 1,000 origami spheres, fish and boats

To celebrate the school summer holidays in 2015, the National Museum of Singapore launched an exhibition for children which included a bright and beautiful installation by French visual artist Mademoiselle Maurice. Suspended from the building's light and airy rotunda, the stunning hanging piece consisted of over a thousand colourful origami spheres, boats and planes – to celebrate Singapore's relationship with water.

Known internationally for her paper crafted street art, always in a kaleidoscope of colours, Mademoiselle Maurice's installations are inevitably temporary, and that makes them all the more appealing.

She adopted her unique style after living in Japan for a year, discovering the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. Today, her rainbow, origami artworks – made up of thousands of colourful shapes – can be found everywhere from San Francisco to Sweden, from Italy to Montreal. Discover more on her website.

Via Colossal | All images via Mademoiselle Maurice


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