Celebrate the 11th Annual Bridges Conference, with an extra day dedicated to M.C. Escher
Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture

Day and Night, M. C. Escher  1938  (c) The M.C. Escher Company BV. Used by permission

Stenden University Netherlands
Leeuwarden, the town where M.C. Escher was born

Conference Flyer (revised)

Please print and post

Read about it in Kunstzinnige Wiskunde
in the Dutch science magazine EOS

Read about the Gateway Competition

Bridges: Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science
Municipality of Leeuwarden, the Netherlands

July 24-28, 2008 (Excursion on Saturday July 26)
July 29 Mathematical Art Public Activity Day
  Five days of Bridges Conference activities (July 24-28)
including an Escher Day on July 28,
are followed by a Family Math/Art Day (July 29).

(a complete list will be announced later)
  • Chaim Goodman-Strauss, (University of Arkansas) mathematician, geometer and graphic artist, coauthor of The Symmetries of  Things with John H. Conway and Heidi Burgiel.
  • Rinus Roelofs, mathematical sculptor, designer of real and virtual structures inspired by Leonardo da Vinci and  M.C. Escher.
  • Doris Schattschneider, author of M.C. Escher: Visions of  Symmetry (Abrams), M.C. Escher Kaleidocycles (Pomegranate), and editor of M.C. Escher's Legacy (Springer).
  • Carlo H. Sequin, (U.C. Berkeley) designer of geometrical sculptures, mathematical models, toys, puzzles, buildings, and integrated circuits.
  • Dick Termes, internationally acclaimed painter who uses six-point perspective to bring the surrounding world to the surface of a "Termesphere".
  • Dmitri Tymoczko, (Princeton University) composer and music theorist.  His article "The Geometry of Musical Chords" was the first music theory article ever published by Science.

Call for Papers
Workshops (BTTB)
Art Exhibit Submission
Contact Organizers
Location and Travel
Excursion and Events

The Bridges Organization

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