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Geometry Playground
Beauty Is A Way In (Video)
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Date: September 3, 2010
Running Time: 00:04:34
Tauba Auerbach talks about randomness, the unity of art and science, and the way her Geometry Playground piece uses the beauty of geometry to draw visitors into a zone of comfort with math and their own artistic capabilities.
What if geometry meant climbing inside giant 3-D shapes, or watching yourself in a big curved mirror as you try to play hopscotch? The Geometry Playground exhibition changes the way visitors think about geometry, letting them use their hands, brain, and body to play with physical demonstrations of this often " ... More »

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