Meet the Artist: Origami artist Matt Shlian

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November 08, 2019

5:15-6:00pm.

National Museum of Mathematics

Manhattan

All Ages

$15

Meet the Artist: Origami artist Matt Shlian at National Museum of Mathematics

Event description:

Get up close and personal with paper engineer and artist Matt Shlian, who uses engineering skills to create kinetic sculptures. Matt's work is a hybrid between art and science; his paper folding helps top scientists visualize cellular division and solar cell development. While researchers see paper engineering as a metaphor for scientific principles, Shlian sees their inquiry as a basis for artistic inspiration. Join Matt for a discussion of his work, including the opportunity to handle samples of his artistic creations.

Address: 11 E. 26th St.
Manhattan, NY 10010
Phone: 212-542-0566
Website: https://momath.org/civicrm/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/event/info&reset=1&id=1721

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