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Origami workshop begins at ULAB

  • Published at 08:19 pm November 22nd, 2019
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Participants attend the origami workshop at ULAB campus in Dhaka on Friday, November 22, 2019 Courtesy

The workshop was headed by Professor Jun Mitani, renowned computer scientist

A three-day-long origami (Japanese paper folding art) workshop was kicked off at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) campus in Dhaka on Thursday.

The Embassy of Japan in Dhaka in collaboration with prominent education institutions -- University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), North South University (NSU), and Islamic University of Technology (IUT) -- organised the workshop, said a press release issued by the embassy on Friday. 

The workshop was conducted by renowned computer scientist Professor Jun Mitani. In the workshop, he demonstrated Bangladeshi students with scientific approach to Japanese origami artworks.  

Hands-on learning sessions in Origami art were also held for the students from beginner to advanced level. 

In his presentation, Prof. Mitani incorporated folding techniques of his acclaimed works with innovative geometric and science approach. 

Approximately, 150 participants attended this event, said the release.

Prof Mitani has been using computer simulation to study behind the techniques of geometric patterns in Origami art-work. So far he has organised similar workshops in UAE, Spain, Israel, Hong Kong etc, and his workshops has received accolades by Origami professionals and enthusiasts from all around the world.