“Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef” – The Institute For Figuring & Companions

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Taken from the press release:

“One of the acknowledged wonders of the natural world, the Great Barrier Reef stretches along the coast of Queensland Australia, in a riotous profusion of color and form unparalleled on our planet. But global warming and pollutants so threaten this fragile marvel that it may well be gone by the end of the century. In homage to the Great One, Christine and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring have instigated a project to crochet a handmade reef, a woolly testimony that now engages thousands of women the world over.”

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1 Response to ““Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef” – The Institute For Figuring & Companions”


  1. 1 Patt Thompson April 15, 2009 at 8:41 pm

    Saw this installation at the Scottsdale AZ Public Library today. All I can say is WOW!


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