Properties of Paper

To help brainstorm for the Paper Project, here are some facets of paper as a medium that you might explore:

Tangible / Physical

Variable size

Portable / transit

Physical flexibility: cutting, folding, transformable

Accessible – abundant, easy to use

Degree of permanence

Open platform

Unique incarnation / Mass reproduction

Limitations to sharing / forwarding


Can be part of something larger

Cultural markers: legal status

Environmental values

Age: timeless vs. time-bound

2 dimensional

Bounded size

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