Vera van Wolferen
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Dutch visual artist Vera van Wolferen creates intricate and meticulously-constructed scenes out of paper, cardboard and wood. As a playful escapist she creates ‘Story Objects’, mostly miniature sculptures that look like sets for animated films. Her dreamt-up architectural worlds are vehicles for the imagination.
She’s currently developing the Thought Hopper 3000 an interactive website on which you can visit a paper camper. Vera divides her time between self-initiated projects and working for commercial clients. She has made papercraft set-designs, stop-motion animation and window displays for brands like Heineken, Facebook, Bosch and Ortec.
In 2017 she was supported by Playgrounds Next, the talent development program of Playgrounds. In 2013 she was named one of the new-generation animators by Monocle. Her graduation film How to Catch a Bird was a Vimeo Staff Pick.
If you’d like to support Vera’s projects go to storyobjects.shop and get a DIY-kit to build your own paper camper. Keep an eye on her instagram account to see when new paper sculptures and birdhouse families will be added to the shop.