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  • Malachi Brown
    This weekend there is a convention which will stream some of the classes (and recording them for later viewing online as well). I think the boxes workshop will
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 31, 2012
      This weekend there is a convention which will stream some of the
      classes (and recording them for later viewing online as well).

      I think the boxes workshop will be particularly interesting.


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      From: Shrikant Iyer <shrigami@...>
      Date: Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 12:22 PM
      Subject: [Origami] 3 days to Origami Heaven!!!
      To: The Origami Mailing List <origami@...>

      Hello Folding friends,

      We are very very excited to announce that the online streaming sessions
      schedule from Origami Heaven are posted on the website.
      Ideally we would prefer to have you with us in person, but these streaming
      sessions will add a totally new dimension to this event.
      The link for the streaming sessions is on our website or you could go to

      Invite some friends and have a party and join origami heaven together.
      Imagine a whole network of mini classrooms connected. It is going to be so

      It is still not too late to register for Origami Heaven. We are also very
      excited to have a nice warm up before the folding mania this weekend as the
      Origami lecture series also starts today with talks from Erik and Martin
      Demaine at the Simons center at Stony brook University. If you are in the
      Long Island area, please consider coming and joining the fun!

      Below is pasted from the website--

      Please visit https://meeting.sinc.stonybrook.edu/origamiheaven to join us
      from your home.
      You can sign in as guest, no password is needed, but your location will be
      appreciated. Feel free to chat using the chat window. Microphone access
      will not be available to avoid the class from being disrupted. A moderator
      will try to answer your questions. Please be patient as this is a new thing
      we are trying to figure out. We are very excited that you will be with us
      at Origami Heaven.

      *Schedule of streamed events:-*
      (all times are EDT GMT-4:00)
      *Saturday August 4th *
      11:30 am Workshop on designing boxes with Christine Edison
      1:15 pm Origami Heaven Pin Exchange
      5:00pm Origami Fan Paint workshop with Sok Song and Uyen. (You will need
      color/paint in addition to paper for this class. )

      *Sunday August 5th*
      1:00pm Joseph Wu Owl-with Marcio Noguchi
      2:00pm "Crane it in"-workshop on connected cranes with Andrew Hans
      3:30 pm Stamm/Joyce dragon with Ros Joyce. Amazing variation of Stamm
      dragon. (ideal paper to have is florist foil).

      *What will the format of the class be?*

      We are streaming a regular class with live teacher and students in the
      classroom. The teacher will be talking. Every class will have a moderator
      who will be sitting near the camera and keeping an eye on the chat window
      when you can ask questions by typing. The moderator will also be folding
      the model for the camera so the online students can watch the closeup of
      the folds. If you miss a step or can't follow for some reason, please don't
      be discouraged. We will record these lessons and post it on the website
      soon so you can rewind/forward the lesson as many times as you want to
      catch up. Since this is so new, we will try our best to accommodate
      everyone but everyone must realize that a teachers priority will be the
      students who are in the live classroom to not dilute their experience.

      You can build on your own experience by inviting some origami friends to
      your home and joining the fun. They might also help you with a fold or step
      that you might have missed. It makes it all the more fun. Imagine little
      classrooms all around the world with a teacher at Origami Heaven!

      Thanks again and see you all at Origami Heaven.


      on behalf of *Long Island Folding Enthusiasts.*
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