Symmetry in the Arts

Saturday 15th October 2016 3:00PM – 4:00PM

Prof Mitchell Berger will discuss how different kinds of symmetries arise in visual arts, including painting, cinema, architecture, and dance.

Prof  Mitchell Berger is a professor of mathematics at the University of Exeter. He obtained an undergraduate degree in Physics at Princeton, and a Ph.D. in Astronomy at Harvard. Mitchell’s research interests cover Solar astrophysics, magnetic fields, and applications of topology and geometry. He has lectured on the interface between mathematics and art at the National Gallery in 2013 and in the Royal Institution Masterclass series.

Venue: Kennaway House Cellar Bar, EX10 8NG

Free. No booking required.