Kumi Yamashita: Selected works/ The Japanese art Kumi Yamashita specializes in shadows cast by folded paper, carved wood or aluminum numerals. She creates silhouettes with square pieces of origami paper.
Kumi Yamashita: Selected works/ Yamashita bends and folds the origami paper in such a way that it cases the shadow of a silhouette on the wall. "I use very subtle force, very slowly," she says. "You have to be careful not to bend it too much. It's very fragile work; if anyone touches it, that's it. "