Ron Eglash on African fractals

"Ethno-mathematician" Ron Eglash is the author of African Fractals, a book that examines the fractal patterns underpinning architecture, art and design in many parts of Africa. By looking at aerial-view photos -- and then following up with detailed research on the ground -- Eglash discovered that many African villages are…

Night Film in the Landscape

Elusive Landscapes by Onajide Shabaka Live screening/ performance at Legion Memorial Park (photo credits: Onajide Shabaka © 2010) The second in a series of outdoor venues, Elusive Landscapes, is a public art project that is mobile, nomadic, and self-contained. Multimedia artist Dinorah de Jesús Rodriguez brought her 16 mm projectors…