Albion College
Mathematics and Computer Science
Geometric Sculpture
George Hart
Department of Computer Science
SUNY Stony Brook
George W. Hart will show slides of some of his mathematically informedsculptures. These include works made of metal, wood, acrylic, or foundobjects, and often use laser-cutting or rapid prototyping technologies intheir realization. Also shown will be brief videos of the assembly ofthree large commissions: a six-foot sculpture constructed from 642 CDROMsin the Computer Science building at U.C. Berkeley, a five-foot sculptureconstructed at a community "barn raising" event, and a "Salamanders"sculpture assembled by students when he was artist in residence at MIT.Mathematical and computer science aspects of these designs will bediscussed. For examples of Hart's work, see
3:10 PM
All are welcome!
Norris 101
October 5, 2006