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USD Unveils Burning Man Sculpture

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USD Unveils Burning Man Sculpture

This event occurred in the past

USD Unveils Burning Man Sculpture

This event occurred in the past

Date and Time

  • Friday, August 10, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Location

Belanich Engineering Center (Loma Hall)

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

Cost

Free

Details

Can’t make it to Burning Man?  Art and technology lovers can get a taste of the radical and innovative spectacles when the University of San Diego officially unveils the massive 12-foot by 30-foot interactive sculpture it will showcase at Burning Man this August.

“Unfolding Humanity” is the name of the interactive metal sculpture that calls attention to the connection and contrast between humanity and technology.  The sculpture is a dodecahedron with pentagonal walls that unfolds under human power, an engineered design that alludes to Albrecht Dürer's 500-year-old unsolved problem on unfolding polyhedra.

When closed, the reflective interior of the sculpture will make visitors feel as though they are at the center of the universe. Influenced by revolutionary satellite data, the closed sculpture with reflective mirrors gives visitors an opportunity to be at the center of a small universe where light folds back upon itself. 

Learn more at http://www.sdgeometrylab.org/unfoldinghumanity/

 

 

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This event is open to the public

Post Contact

Liz Harman
eharman@sandiego.edu
619 260-4682

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