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Boolean Logic

O'Beirn, Aisling (2015) Boolean Logic. Lewis Glucksman Gallery UCC, Cork [Installation]

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URL: http://www.aislingobeirn.com/boole.htm

Abstract

Boolean Logic is a work celebrating the work and bicentenary of Cork based mathematician Boole whose logic gates are integral to modern computer programming.The sculpture was built from salvaged timbers and mapped using a Venn diagram mapping each timber’s adherence to 3 basic conditions, timber touches easel, timber touches other timber, timber touches floor.The timbers were not allowed to touch the floor so any fallen or displaced timbers had to be rebalanced on the structure and all effected timbers mapped.The work was made for the show BOOLEAN EXPRESSIONS: Contemporary art and mathematical data, at the Lewis Glucksman Gallery UCC, Cork curated by Fiona Kearney in association with the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science, and George Boole 200, University College Cork.The show featured the work of artists: Darren Almond, Aram Bartholl, Mel Bochner, Hanne Darboven, John Gerrard, Sol LeWitt, Tatsuo Mijajima, Aisling O'Beirn, Matthew Ritchie and Lynne Woods Turner.All Galleries, 25 July - 8 November 2015 In 2015 UCC will commemorate the legacy of George Boole, the first Professor of Mathematics at Queen's College Cork (UCC) under the banner of George Boole 200. Through an extensive programme of events, the life and works of George Boole will be celebrated culminating with the establishment at the university of the George Boole legacy which will enable the ongoing celebration of George Boole and the long established tradition of world-class research in academic disciplines associated with him.As part of the George Boole 200 celebrations at University College Cork, the Lewis Glucksman Gallery will present BOOLEAN EXPRESSIONS: Contemporary art and mathematical data, an exhibition that explores the ways in which artists use mathematical ideas and systems in their work.BOOLEAN EXPRESSIONS will demonstrate the creative synergies between scientific and artistic thinking and invite audiences to explore mathematical concepts, the impact of big data on contemporary life, the ways in which systems and codes support creative production, and how artists have used logic and technology for their own artistic purposes.

Item Type:Installation
Keywords:Art and Mathematics, Boolean Logic, Boole bicentenary
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > Belfast School of Art
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Research Institutes and Groups:Art and Design Research Institute > Space and Place
Art and Design Research Institute
Location:Lewis Glucksman Gallery UCC, Cork
Installations:
Installation titleInstallation locationStart dateEnd dateDescriptionMediaPublisherURLDimensionsTechnical specification
Boolean LogicLewis Glucksman Gallery UCC, Cork25 July 20158 November 2015Boolean Logic is a work celebrating the work and bicentenary of Cork based mathematician Boole whose logic gates are integral to modern computer programming. The sculpture was built from salvaged timbers and mapped using a Venn diagram mapping each timber’s adherence to 3 basic conditions, timber touches easel, timber touches other timber, timber touches floor.Salvaged timbers, wooden easel, fabriano paperLewis Glucksman Gallery UCC, Corkhttp://www.glucksman.org/BooleanExpressions.htmlvariableUNSPECIFIED
ID Code:33364
Deposited By: Ms Aisling O'Beirn
Deposited On:04 Apr 2016 01:34
Last Modified:04 Apr 2016 01:34

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