‘Moneygami’ is one of the latest art installation Switzerland based artist Sipho Mabona. Sipho creates a flock of flying insect like creatures from several 1 US dollar notes suspended from the ceiling with the help of a transparent thread. Sipho Mabona’s origami covers a great range of different styles from very intricate representational designs to abstract geometrical shapes.
Mabona started making paper planes at the age of 5 and this childhood hobby has turned into a full-time profession. He has been a participant at the Red Bull Paper Wings World Finals in Salzburg 2006, designed origami for the award winning Asics corporate movie “Origami in the Pursuit of Perfection”, has exhibited his work in galleries in Tokyo and Vancouver, was the invited guest at Japan Origami Academic Society (JOAS) Convention 2008 and was the first foreigner whose model graced the cover of the JOAS Convention book.