Alexandra Kingswell: Quilting and Maths

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Alexandra Kingswell mixes Fibonacci sequence, Pi and vibrant colours in ways which make your eyes and spirit sing. Her infectiously joyous colours and patterns are derived from mathematical equations - do you know anyone else who enthuses about the pattern formed at "some 544 decimal places into Pi..? Her website is a treat of inspiration …

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15 gift ideas for a knitter

Kristy Glass Knits, gift, Christmas, knitter

15 gift ideas for the knitter in your life

Music, architecture, Linocut – Angela Cavalieri (13 mins)

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Angela was awarded a fellowship to research - she brought together the music of Claudio Monteverdi and the engravings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi into 2 huge linocuts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0oWrgfd9iE   The scale of the work is impressive.  In some parts of the video, she is shown lying on one side on a pillow, so that she is able …

Short short. World’s smallest stop motion animation

Here is the World's smallest stop motion animation: https://vimeo.com/15323909 "Dot" is a recording made possible by Professor Fletcher's invention of the CellScope, which is a Nokia device with a microscope attachment.  The invention was the inspiration for a teeny-tiny film created by Sumo Science at Aardman. It stars a 9mm girl called Dot as she struggles …