The next time we start folding origami cranes, we’re going to be tempted to give them legs and little magnetic feet. This is Dancing Paper, a project by multimedia artist Ugoita. Watch as the cranes dance with synchronized moves, powered by a beautifully-made electromagnetic box that acts as their stage.
Ugoita has a variety of projects that explore how technology might intersect with more traditional objects. Below, his 8bit Harmonica project, a NES sound effects instrument, and a Musical Umbrella that translates the raindrops into adorable electronic tones. (We totally want one.)