Simply a wonderful, four-minute film about the value of handwork and experiencing the world.
A passionate translator of the beauty and relevance of scientific questions, Margaret Wertheim is also wise about the limits of science to tell the whole story of the human self. Her Institute for Figuring in Los Angeles reveals evocative, visceral connections between high mathematics, crochet and other folk arts, and our love of the planet.
is the co-creator and curator of the Institute for Figuring in Los Angeles. She is the author of Pythagoras’ Trousers, The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace: A History of Space from Dante to the Internet, Physics on the Fringe: Smoke Rings, Circlons and Alternative Theories of Everything, and Crochet Coral Reef.