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A Path Made of Paper

If you ask him if he studied or took inspiration from origami, he’ll simply say that knows nothing about it.

Story and photos by Alessandro Magi - magialex@hotmail.com
Photo © Alessandro Magi

Photo © Alessandro Magi

Mauro Seresinin is a young Milanese artist with great inventiveness. He came to the art world by way of an unexpected journey. After abandoning his studies at a very young age, he held various jobs: bricklayer, bartender, promoter, etc.

Photo © Alessandro Magi

Photo © Alessandro Magi

After a year spent dismantling truck engines, he managed to find a jobs as a lighting technician and assistant stylist during Milan’s fashion week. It wasn’t really his cup of tea, but awakened in him a sense of his own creativity.

Photo © Alessandro Magi

Photo © Alessandro Magi

Following this epiphany, he began working as a prop master for photo shoots, and when he could not find what was needed he would build it himself. From this point, his reputation grew in the advertising and photography industries because of his particular talent for creations made out with paper.

Photo © Alessandro Magi

Photo © Alessandro Magi

If you ask him if he studied or took inspiration from origami, he’ll simply say that knows nothing about it. He simply found that he was able to make things with the paper without using any particular skill or discipline.

Photo © Alessandro Magi

Photo © Alessandro Magi

At this point, Seresini defines himself as a paper craftsman with a vivid imagination. He’s currently collaborating with some of the most prestigious ad agencies and is beginning to establish himself as an international presence. So, if your having trouble finding your path in life, maybe you should take a page from his book and create your own.

Photo © Alessandro Magi

Photo © Alessandro Magi

One Response to “A Path Made of Paper”

  1. gaya says:

    This guy is a paper master !!!

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