Art and Culture 

Do Not Erase

Jessica Wynne


Amie Wilkinson. University of Chicago (EEUU)

For mathematicians, chalkboards are more than a blank space on which to write or draw; they offer a means of communication that is inherent to the field, ideal for its explanation and creative process. While in other sciences or fields of research chalks and dust clouds have been replaced by feltpens and whiteboards, mathematicians remain loyal to chalkboards. At first glance, on their surfaces most people see enigmatic scribbles or hieroglyphs, but in Do Not Erase photographer Jessica Wynne presents examples of chalkboards from mathematician’s around the world, capturing, in over a hundred images, the haphazard beauty of the complex palimpsests they create...[+]

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