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July 26, 2010

Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef

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"The Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef is a wooly celebration of of the intersection of higher geometry and feminine handicraft, and a testimony to the disappearing wonders of the marine world."

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Created and curated by Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of The Institute for Figuring.

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The Reef is part of the "National Design Triennial: Why Design Now?" show currently up at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City.

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The piece will travel to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., where it will be on display from October 16, 2010 through April 17, 2011.

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Hyperbolic crochet was invented by Dr. Daina Taimina.

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Contributors to the project here.

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