I seem to have tremendous luck with watching documentaries on the most seemingly bland subjects. (My previous luck was with a documentary on a font, “Helvetica.”) I watched “Between The Folds” on netflix last night with friends and was blown away. This film beautifully shows the intense and focused world of origami. I was particularly please with how often they referenced the world of music, with one paper folder going so far as to mark his creations by opus number. But I think the thing that intrigued me the most was the fact that origami has a fairly short history as a “legitimate” art form, and it set me off thinking about the wonderful prospects for art as the result of globalization. The hyper-connected age we now live in allows people to from all corners of the world to build what might otherwise have been a niche area. And for that, our culture is enriched.