To use the method for creating paper sculptures that Bennati developed and used in her series SitPass, follow her instructions below. More tutorials are available on her website.
Jaime Bennati is a paper artist and collector who examines the human relationship with material consumption. By collecting and gathering materials that are often overlooked, she prompts the viewer to question our relationship to things we keep and discard daily. She creates relief sculptures and installations that reference forms in nature. She graduated from The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) with a B.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Sculpture and a Masters of Arts in Teaching. She is currently an Artist in Residence with the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio. She has exhibited in Baltimore, Maryland, Columbus, Ohio, Brooklyn, New York, Richmond, Virginia, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She resides in Columbus and was born and raised in Westerville, Ohio. See Bennati’s work in Phoebe here, and on her website JaimeBennati.com.