October 3, 2015 will take place opening of Dainas Taiminas exhibition Hyperbolic planes and networks of sustainability.
It is not an easy task to describe various natural shapes by mathematical formulas. Mathematician Daina Taimina is using crochet to create hyperbolic planes. As it turns out, the handicraft helps to understand mathematics, but the ancient art of crochet acquires contemporary resonance.
Daina Taimina is Latvian mathematician, mathematical historian and artist. She was born in Riga, currently adjunct associate professor of mathematics in Cornell University (US). Crocheted first hyperbolic plane for using it in non-Euclidean geometry class in 1997.
Working hours: M.: Closed, T., Wed., Thr., Fr., St., Sn: 12:00 - 18:00
Enterance fee: 3 EUR/ 1,50 EUR, tuesday - for free
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