The possibilities of pop-ups far exceed peekaboo with paper.
The art and science of paper folding grew from ritual beginnings in Buddhist Japan to a globally used art form. The shift from two to three dimension provides unique advantages — not just added life in surreal scenes, but realistic sculptural effects, as in children’s books, and representations of changes in time and space.
Take a look through the gallery to see where examples pop up across Harvard’s libraries.
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A religion course for the Internet age
By Brett Milano, Harvard Correspondent |February 12, 2016