Platonic Solids

3-D scans of plasticine sculptures
2015
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»(…) after software has entered history, math cannot and should not be understood ahistorically.« (Galloway, The Poverty of Philosophy: Realism and Post-Fordism)

Euclidian Geometry was perceived for a long time as true description of reality. It embodied an ideal of harmonic order and logic. Platonic bodies are easy to make in 3-D programs and a very popular motif. The 3-D-scans of hand-formed sculptures relate to the history of platonic bodies and transform their mathematical beauty, their claim to represent world through reduction and logic.
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