Illuminated Mathemetics


A curated multimedia exhibition entitled, “Illuminated Mathematics” produced by the 12th grade class of 2011. Students in Margaret Noble’s digital art class and David Stahnke’s math class were asked to find the beauty, humanity and intrigue behind math in history, philosophy and the applied arts. The goal was to promote math awareness through art, media and story. The event was hosted at the Sushi Performance and Visual Art Center on December 16th, 2010. Projects developed into an array of math narratives, abstractions and celebrations in the mediums of sound, video, animation, photography and interactive installation. The exhibition received press from NBC Channel 7 news, City Beat Magazine and the Voice of San Diego.  Click here to read David Stahnke’s article on this project in the Unboxed educational journal.

Photos From The Exhibition:

Student Projects Below:


4 Responses to “Illuminated Mathemetics”

  1. tim stirrup says:

    what a great idea. Congratulations on the Microsoft award. Well deserved in my opinion.

  2. roberto says:

    That’s a great and original project, useful to make students feel comfortable with maths at all levels. Students all around the world need such a kind of experiments. Thanks for that.

  3. 3inchMind says:

    Being artistic brings out the best possible results in whatever we do in everyday of our lives.. thanks for the post..


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