Kaz Maslanka

"Dog Dream"

Digital print, 11" X 14" in a 16" X 20" frame, 2006.

About "Dog Dream" (kae koom);

Dog Dream is a Colloquial Korean expression depecting a goofy dream of little significance.
The Korean words in the equation are translated as Dog Dream = Irrationality / Importance

Kaz Maslanka
Mathematical Poet


"My interest in correlating experience through language spawned my desire to study mathematics and physics. I serve the concept of polyaesthetics and mathematical poetry by viewing mathematical equations and the variables within the equations as capable of providing the structure for metaphors. This method frees equations from the boundaries of denotation and opens up a new world in the realms of connotation. With phrases embedded in the mathematic equations, one can construct relationships between the phrases that can bring a linguistic richness to subjects that do not normally use mathematics as a language, e.g. cultural, spiritual, etc.