The Capetonian man who became famous by folding paper

Folding might not help him win at poker, but Ross Symons makes some mighty fine origami sculptures, writes Lin Sampson

24 April 2016 - 02:00 By Lin Sampson

"Everyone said I would never make a living out of folding," says Ross Symons, a 32-year-old origami artist who has carved out a niche of cult fame with his distinctive stop-motion videos and paper shapes. This digital native is a man who has journeyed his way beyond mediocre results at school, a tendency to drop out plus a chronic lack of fulfilment, to find what he likes doing best.

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