On Thursday, August 31, 2023, there can be a stay Interview with origami artist, sculptor, jewellery maker, educator, and origami promoter, Ilan Garibi. This occasion has been organized as a profit for members of Origamigos, the Origami Spirit membership.

Ilan Garibi is a husband, father to a son and daughter, and a prolific and impressed Origami artist from Binyamina, Israel. He began folding Origami at age 11 and have become an origami designer and creator at age 42. Throughout his origami profession, he has designed over 200 origami fashions which have been largely tessellations and modular origami.

Founder and CEO of Origamisrael, the foremost group of origami artists in Israel, Ilan teaches Origami to (Industrial) Designers at HIT, The Holon Institute of Know-how within the metropolis of Holon south of Tel Aviv, Israel.

A tireless promoter of origami, Ilan is an organizer of the favored Origami World Marathon, and the founding father of the Worldwide Conference for Origami Creators (Lyon-2017, Zaragoza-2020, Bogotá-2023).

Like many origami designers, Ilan labored solely with paper, till he met Gal Gaon, a gallery proprietor and architect. Becoming a member of the Gal Gaon Gallery gave Illan the chance to discover new design ideas and non-traditional supplies, particularly people who by their inherent materials high quality defied folding. Such supplies embrace silver, leather-based, iron, metal, wooden, glass, and ceramic.

Creating an understanding of those supplies, their properties, and their potential, Ilan has designed lamps, vases, tables, and artworks, primarily working with mirrored stainless-steel and painted iron. A few of his creations have been proven at MIART, the worldwide fashionable and modern artwork honest in Milan in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Ilan has additionally exhibited at FRESH PAINT, Israel’s artwork & design honest in Tel Aviv from 2012 – 2015, and 2019.

At the moment, Ilan is designing and making jewellery utilizing steel, wooden, and paper. He works on a small scale producing a novel assortment of folded rings, pendants, and bracelets (web site linked beneath).

Rounded Cubes pendant.
From a single sheet of gold-plated brass.

Ilan Garibi has been the Visitor of Honor at many notable occasions together with:

  • The Polish Out of doors Yearly Origami Conference (2014)
  • The Italian CDO annual Origami Conference (2015)
  • The Final Origami Conference, in Lyon, France (2016)
  • The Mexican Origami Conference (2018)

Books by Ilan Garibi

  • Origami Tessellations for Everybody (2018)
  • Modular Origami for Everybody (2020).
  • Origami Tessellations for Everybody Vol. 2 (2021)
  • Origami for Lecturers (2023)

For straightforward entry click on >>> HERE <<< to see Ilan’s books on Amazon (affiliate hyperlink)

After greater than 30 years of diagram-folding, a spark of creativity was aflame in me. I’ve began to design new fashions, patterns, objects, and sculptures all inside the restrictions of the pure origami guidelines – no glue, no cuts, simply folds, and creases” ~Ilan Garibi

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A video recording of this interview is offered on the Origamigos web site.

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Butterfly Unit (30 items) A part of Ilan’s ebook Origami Modulars for Everybody

Tavolini – Hand-folded stainless-steel sheet