by engaging with the struggle that is making art?
At MathWeave we are investigating what mathematical knowledge, skills and thinking are inherent to visual arts. More specifically, we are currently focusing on the mathematics in textiles. We use Making with Rigour to investigate the mathematical thinking in the design, creation, and appreciation of artefacts, in order to attempt to answer the above broad question.
The outcomes of these investigations include:
- New artefacts
- Curriculum materials for art, mathematics and interdisciplinary teaching
- Conference presentations and teacher workshops
- Mathematical analyses of the artefacts and of the structures they embody
- Academic articles about mathematics, art, education and research methodologies
This month, we are reading: