New Origami Street Art from Mademoiselle Maurice

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The work of Paris based artist Mademoiselle Maurice is a peculiar type of street art.  These new pieces especially emphasize these pleasant peculiarities.  She typically forgoes paint in favor of mediums uncommon on the street such as lace or paper.  This newest artwork required over 30,000 folded pieces – a sort of mass origami street art.  Mademoiselle Maurice was able to complete the projects with the help of hundreds of volunteers, many of them local school children.  She thus covered the steps and entrance of the Montée St-Maurice as well as hand a nearby mural.   [via]

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Origami Street Installation from Mademoiselle Maurice

Based in Paris, Mademoiselle Maurice creates colorful installations on the street by conglomerating a bunch of origami. A lot of “street artists” love to talk about how important the ephemeral nature of their work is. Well Mlle. Maurice’s delicate origami doesn’t look like it will last long in its original state. But somehow these works seem really natural in their setting, like a growth of delicate lichen on the shadowed side of a rock. It’s almost as if they appeared on their own. Be sure to check out her website for many more images and projects. (via) Read More >


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