About the Paperweight Project

‘Paperweight’ is a collaborative project between Bianca Chang and Benja Harney. It consists of two bronze cones that use gravity, and the heft of gunmetal, to pinch sheet material together enabling shades of varying sizes, shapes and folding techniques.

Two paper artists and designers from Sydney, were invited to interpret ‘Paperweight’ in their own practice. The works completed so far have revealed two very different, yet compelling, approaches to the medium and craft.

Bianca’s refined pleats are resolved by precise mathematics and set from the angles of the bronze cones, whilst Benja’s geometric, technical forms, break away from the conical starting point to explore new shapes.