Science & Technology


Quilts as Mathematical Objects

The connection between textiles and mathematics is intimate but not often explored, possibly because textiles and fiber arts have traditionally been the domain of women while mathematics was viewed as a male endeavour. How times have changed! Today, textiles and mathematics, like art and science, are recognized for their interwoven, complimentary attributes. In this presentation, Dr. Gerda de Vries examines the connection between textiles and mathematics, in the context of both traditional and contemporary quilts.

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    February 11, 2010 at 2:36 pm