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Creative Exchange – Giant Origami!

An unusual take on an ancient art form.


Welcome to Kickstart Arts’ Creative Exchange: Sharing Skills and Culture.

Session Title: Giant Origami!

Description: For this session you’ll be using 1.8m x 1.8m square paper! That’s 12 times bigger than usual origami paper (14cm x 14cm). Sam will guide you in groups of 2 or 3 people to hold, crease and make each paper fold to create an ancient animal. The satisfaction of completing your giant origami animal will be 12 times bigger than usual. Suits all ages from 8 years and up. Children to be accompanied by an adult.

What you’ll get: 

  • Printed instructions
  • A huge origami animal

What to bring:

  • Just you!

About Creative Exchange: Kickstart Arts value community skills and knowledge, so we started up Creative Exchange – Hobart’s newest destination for teaching, learning, sharing and collaborating!

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Making great art to promote wellbeing & creativity.

Sam Beckman has been folding and teaching origami for the past ten years, running workshops for school holiday programs and at festivals including the National Folk Festival and Wide Open Space.

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Creative Exchange – Giant Origami!

Kickstart Arts, St Johns Ave, New Town, Tasmania, Australia

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