Colorful Numbers

This month most be the art related month for me because I have found another great art related project which I wanted to talk about. This time I have the French architect Emmanuelle Moureaux with the installation Forest of Numbers. The artist transformed the space into a rainbow forest composed of more than 60,000 rainbow colored... Continue Reading →

Zadora and Escher

Haven't posted art and maths related things for a while, but I have discovered this great images from Math - Update and I had to search for more information about them. You know about my love for Escher's art and I was extremely excited when I found out about this artists who made interior design and monumental... Continue Reading →

Spectra – Festival of Light & Mathematics

The city I live in, Aberdeen, has organized a Festival of Light this weekend. They describe it as "an exciting family event bringing light to the depths of winter while celebrating Aberdeen's creative past, present and future". My description is a little different: an exciting family event showcasing great mathematical applications from art and light&sound... Continue Reading →

2016 – You were Long

Of course last year I wrote 2016 Resolutions and I thought it was but fair to tell you how many of those things actually happened and how good I was with accomplishing my "resolutions". First on my list was "blog post every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday". For the start of the year, I was incredibly good at... Continue Reading →

Great Math in “Doctor Strange”

I finally had the time to go and watch the movie Doctor Strange and I was mesmerized by the special effects they used and how they used some great mathematical techniques there. When I say this, it doesn't refer to just some random geometrical patterns, but at great interesting fractals (Mandlebrot sets) and some of Escher's art... Continue Reading →

Different Circles

I have not posted about an artist in a long time and I thought I should search for something new. So, I found this Italian designer Giuseppe Randazzo of Novastructura, who released a series of generative digital “sculptures” that depicted carefully organized pebbles and rocks on a flat plane.  The series of sculptures is titled Stone... Continue Reading →

Taxi-Cab Geometry

I have read about this topic a while ago and when I saw a workshop on this at the One-Day Conference for the Teacher of Secondary Mathematics I wanted to participate. Taxi-Cab Geometry looks at things in a completely different way than what we are used to. If you are used with different metric spaces,... Continue Reading →

One Day in Stirling

Yesterday I was at my first Mathematical Association Secondary Education One-Day Conference at University of Stirling and it was a great experience. In this post I will make a short description of what I did there with further posts about the maths in the following 2 weeks. Enjoy! First I have to say that this... Continue Reading →

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