Artist Creates A Paper Crane Every Day For 1000 Days To Illustrate The Beauty Of Patience

Diply 15 Dec 2017

Cristian Marianciuc is the mastermind and talent behind @icarus.mid.air. He started the account as a way to document a 100 day project in 2015. The project was to create one paper crane a day and post a photo of the results, but as he finished on the hundredth day, he decided to keep going and carried on creating for a year.

As the year ended, he decided to attempt the tradition of senbazuru, which is the Japanese belief that a wish will be granted to a person who folds 1000 cranes.

"The motivation behind @Icarus.mid.air was to give a physical shape to my days; to mark the passing of time in a creative and meaningful way. I took inspiration from Japanese culture, from the story of Sadako Sasaki, from my family history and from every little and big thing that I could find around me," he said.

Take a look at a selection of his beautiful cranes:

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