Mural – Fabrication

Mural in detail



Unlike most of the components in the Mathemalchemy installation, the Mural is the work of only one Mathemalchemist, apart from small details.

Bronna Butler conceived of the idea, designed the scene and painted the panels. Some of the ideas emerged in discussions: the realization that the octonion mnemonic would be especially appropriate on the back of a wall of Conway’s Curios came up in a group discussion of the task group in charge of “Downtown” (the Bakery, Curio Shop and the area around them); Edmund Harriss suggested the clever twist “Ceci n’est pas un poulpe” for the tag; Ingrid Daubechies special-designed the wavelet more ferocious than D4 for the installation.

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