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Origami artist Sipho Mabona talks about his career in paper folding

In 2014, Switzerland-based South African origami artist Sipho Mabona sat down with South Africa’s Watch My Job video series to talk about his folding work and how he got started with it. His career-winning combination: Hard work, some luck, and a love for the activity. He explains:

Since I’d run out of paper airplane designs to fold, I thought, maybe if I do origami which seems to be much more complicated folding, I will learn how to design my own paper airplanes. And I was hooked right away. I really enjoyed it, and ever since, I’ve been folding.

Sipho Mabona
Sipho Mabona, folding paper
See some of Mabona’s work in these origami stop-motion animation videos.

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