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November 8, 2010

There are many layers to the work of The Institute for Figuring.  I first came upon their work at the Cooper Hewitt Triennial and then heard a radio broadcast about the beginnings of their research.  A very basis condition that crocheted form are the physical manifestation of complex mathematical ideas-awesome.  Their work has grown into a traveling exhibition were the crocheted forms are place together to illustrate a coral reef-this display underscores the vanishing natural condition.  A form of knitting activism.

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