Colombian artist Diana Beltran Herrera crafts paper exhibits of the ‘chillingly disengaged relationship’ between the human existence and nature around us. Her series of realistic paper sculptures explores themes of temporality, change and transformation through displays of various bird and flower species that have recently suffered as their habitats have changed.
These days, plastic materials are dominating, so it’s all the more valuable that Keisuke Saka returns to traditional paper. Moving paper models are like old school toys: they have a simple mechanism. And they are published as a book, so anyone can fold them.
Moon In June Press designed these beautifully simple calendars for 2011. The months run lengthwise with every Sunday numbered and highlighted in a different shade. They’re available for $15 through their website and Etsy.