The Sydney Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef Project

The Sydney Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef Project
Claudia Cukrov
  • 29 may 2009

A while ago PSFK wrote about Melbourne’s recent rebirth of craft via the Craft Cartel.  The Sydney Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef project is another such example that craft is back.  The collaborative installation is run by the Stitches collective and the Institute For Figuring as a “testimony to the disappearing wonders of the modern world.” The project draws on a hyperbolic crochet technique originally developed in 1997, by Cornell mathematician Dr Daina Taimina.

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