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On four-dimensional symmetry

    “Four-dimensionality suggests new forms of symmetry and asymmetry. Objects or events that seem perfectly compact and well-proportioned in space can be rendered four-dimensionally flat or narrow or oblong by their unusual extensions in time.  The difference, for example, between a … Continue reading

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Jason and Robin’s 4-Cup Bodum Coffee Press Cozy

This object was created to NPR’s Shearwater Tiny Desk Concert and to The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension. My brother and his lovely one live on their houseboat.  A gift should have presence without mass.   Sketching and … Continue reading

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On field journals:

Creating the fictional entomological field journals of my many-times great grandfather Capt. Hale, along with his entire entomological collection.  Gratification, as it lets me combine long-time interests in insects, 17th century three-dimensional embroidery, 13th c. Iranian miniature illuminated manuscripts, monasticism, sailing … Continue reading

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Bugs, bugs, bugs

What if someone in your family discovered the entomological collection and field journals of a ship’s captain ancestor?  What if your ship’s captain ancestor did not collect insects, but should have?  What if  he was someone you would have liked … Continue reading

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