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Voyage

Voyage is a flotilla of hundreds of colour changing oversized floating origami 'paper boats', that creates a strong artistic gesture on the site. It’s a piece of art that establishes a conversation with the surrounding space, and changes configuration, size and arrangement in relation to the context.

Voyage creatively transforms waterfronts, expanding the physical space of  rivers, lakes, canals and waters of different cities and places. Since 2012, it has travelled to Baltimore, US; Bilbao, Spain; Scottsdale, Arizona; Canberra, Australia; London, UK; Irvine, Scotland; Salford Quays, UK; Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, UK, each time adapting layout and size, based on the specific location.

The artists' aim is to inspire people to think creatively  about the spaces around them, inviting playful and social  engagement in public space. 

The etymon of the word 'voyage' comes from Latin 'viāticum', which means 'provision for travelling', and the aim of the artwork is to allow viewers to travel and sail with absolute freedom to all the places they care to imagine. Colourful paper boats on the water invites everyone to make a transition from reality to imagination, reliving childhood memories and embracing our freedom; blurring the lines between the real and hyper-real, Voyage invites the thoughts of the visitors to cross the borders of their imagination.

Photo credit: Sean Deckert and Philip Vile

Scottsdale, Arizona, US.
Aether & Hemera studio was commissioned to create an innovative installation for the Canal Convergence art event. The aim of the project was to foster community engagement and creatively transform the waterfront, expanding the physical space of the river. The brief focused on inspiring people to think creatively about the spaces around them and inviting playful and social engagement in public space. The installation consisted of three hundred floating 'paper boats' covering an area of 1000 square meters; each boat is 60 cm long, 27 cm wide and 21 cm high. #ORIGAMI #papercraft     #paperlicious #paperfold #paperfolding#origamiart #origamilove #unitorigami#origamiaday #origamiwork #kusudama #boats #origamistar #origamimodular #paperlicious #modularorigami #paperart#origamilicious 

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Lightwaves 2016, Quays Culture, Digital Art, Salford Quays, #lightart, #lightfestival. #ORIGAMI #papercraft     #paperlicious #paperfold #paperfolding#origamiart #origamilove #unitorigami#origamiaday #origamiwork #kusudama #boats #origamistar #origamimodular #paperlicious #modularorigami #paperart#origamilicious 

#origami #papiroflexia #cocotologia #origamiart #折り紙 #оригами #paperfold #paperfolding#paper #paperart #art #arte #handmade



#explore_waterways #flotilla #origami #ArtInstallation #paperart #all_colorshots #visitLondon #loveGreatBritain #incredibleshot #water_brilliance #nightshooters #globalnightsquad 
#nightphotography #night_captures #super_night_channel #thisisLondon #ArtInstallation #all_colorshots #London #paperboats 
#ORIGAMI #papercraft     #paperlicious #paperfold #paperfolding#origamiart #origamilove #unitorigami#origamiaday #origamiwork #kusudama #boats #origamistar #origamimodular #paperlicious #modularorigami #paperart#origamilicious 

#origami #papiroflexia #cocotologia #origamiart #折り紙 #оригами #paperfold #paperfolding#paper #paperart #art #arte #handmade



#explore_waterways #flotilla #origami #ArtInstallation #paperart #all_colorshots #visitLondon #loveGreatBritain #incredibleshot #water_brilliance #nightshooters #globalnightsquad 
#nightphotography #night_captures #super_night_channel #thisisLondon #ArtInstallation #all_colorshots #London #paperboats 
 bilbao, london, flotilla, paperboat #ORIGAMI #papercraft     #paperlicious #paperfold #paperfolding#origamiart #origamilove #unitorigami#origamiaday #origamiwork #kusudama #boats #origamistar #origamimodular #paperlicious #modularorigami #paperart#origamilicious 

#origami #papiroflexia #cocotologia #origamiart #折り紙 #оригами #paperfold #paperfolding#paper #paperart #art #arte #handmade



#explore_waterways #flotilla #origami #ArtInstallation #paperart #all_colorshots #visitLondon #loveGreatBritain #incredibleshot #water_brilliance #nightshooters #globalnightsquad 
#nightphotography #night_captures #super_night_channel #thisisLondon #ArtInstallation #all_colorshots #London #paperboats
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