My contribution of senbazuru - 1000 paper cranes - will be folded over the course if the exhibit and was inspired in several ways. Growing up with a Japanese mother, origami was an important part of my childhood. Folding patterns exercised imaginations, and taught me to value patience, process, and memory. It taught me that practice becomes skill, and that through stillness, deliberate movements can yield results.
~ T. N. Donahue
AIM, DESTROY, TRANSFORM: Play For Change: A group show of toys, games and figures at Medialia Gallery