Illegitimate Objects Exhibition

Aerial photo of four pairs of hands using different handheld smart devices

The models were not 'evidence' in any sense of the term. They were boundary objects, good for trading meanings and for showing figures but illegitimate as objects of pure mathematics....' from Mathematical Models, Models The Third Dimension of Science.

Illegitimate Objects is an exhibition in which artists respond to Oxford University Mathematical Institute's Collection of models of geometric surfaces.

Artists who are taking part include: Ruth Millar, Elaine Le Corre, Gabrielle Hoad, Felicity Shillingford, Luke Ralphs, Sally Howkins, Stephen Lee, Iavor Lubomirov, Bella Easton, Katrina Blannin, Kate Terry, Tim Ellis, Diane Jones-Parry, and Annabel Ralphs.

Poets who are taking part include: Agnes Davis, Alan Buckley, April Pierce, Claire Trévien, Daisy Johnson, Dan Holloway, Kiran Millwood Hargrave, Sam Guglani, Sarvat Hasin, and Susie Campbell.


Humanities & Science

Contact name: Sam Howison

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Audience: Open to all