Press: television

Travel Channel China

Posted January 18, 2019

Travel Channel China put together a short presentation of my work in their episode “Go As Far As You Can,” which aired in January 2019. My work starts at about 19:00. (Needs the Adobe Flash plugin to view.)

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6 ways the ancient art of origami is bringing us the future

Posted August 8, 2018

Edd Gent at NBC News writes about six cool applications of origami (some of which I had a hand in).

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Chinese game show “Superbrain” features origami [in Chinese]

Posted April 8, 2018

In March 2018 I was invited to Nanjing, China, to be one of the “course-setters” for a Chinese game show, “Superbrain”, in which two teams of contestants compete in various types of mental challenge, and the one I was involved in required examining origami crease patterns with spots on them and estimating how many of the spots would be visible on the outside of the folded model.

You have to wait through out 45 seconds of commercials to get to the show. The origami stuff starts showing up at about 40:00 in.

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Posted March 25, 2017

A short interview put together by Sinovision (with Chinese subtitles).

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CNN’s “Great Big Story”

Posted March 16, 2017

CNN did an interview with me in which they showed (and I talked about) connections between math, science, origami, and art. See also their Facebook posting.

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PBS NOVA: “The Origami Revolution”

Posted February 9, 2017

PBS’s landmark series NOVA devoted an entire episode to the applications of origami in science, engineering, and technology. Based on the French/German documentary, “The Origami Code.”

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Students use ancient art of origami to innovate

Posted March 16, 2014

KSL (the local NBC affiliate in Salt Lake City) ran a story on the origami work at BYU, where I do some consulting/collaboration.

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Systm: Insane Origami

Posted September 15, 2008

An internet TV interview on technical design, laser scribing, and satellites in origami.

2018-08-07: It’s gone. Link below leads to the Wayback Machine cache.

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KGO ABC 7 News, “Taking origami into the future” [video]

Posted March 23, 2008

A short interview that shows some of my laser-scribed origami figures.

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CNN, “Science of origami”

Posted March 6, 2008

A 4-minute interview with Kristie Lu Stout about how I use mathematical principles in origami design.

2018-08-07: It’s gone.

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CBS News Sunday Morning

Posted December 24, 2007

This links to a video segment that CBS produced on a visit to my studio and to the Mingei Museum in San Diego, where I folded a monumental dragon.

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Interview with Origami Master Robert Lang [in German]

Posted August 30, 2007

An interview I did with the German TV station NZZ. I’m speaking in English, but the voiceover is German.

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California Connected

Posted January 1, 2004

A TV appearance I made for a local PBS station, on a program hosted by Sydnie Kohara. There’s a link to streaming video of the show.

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