Arabesques and Geometry

TeaserbildArabesques and Geometry (1999)21 min
ID: 1999.003
Regisseur: Costa, Antonio F., Gomez, Bernardo, Mora, Javier
Genre: Bildung
Sprachen: englisch
Medien: VHS

The authors of this film explain the topic of symmetry in mathematics with examples from Islamic art. The mathematical background – plane crystallographic groups – is spectacularly illustrated by examples at the Alhambra in Granada, Spain. This film will be enjoyed by everyone interested in mathematics, from school students to researchers.

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