Linguistic Oddities: An Artist Explorer at Mathematics Conferences

Katie McCallum
Proceedings of Bridges 2015: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2015)
Pages 503–506 Short Papers


An analysis of metaphorical and natural language in mathematics discourse from an artist's perspective, observed in conference lectures and explored in my ongoing studio practice, part of the blog. Spatial and physical language allude to the conceptual spaces of mathematical thought, captured by notation with iconic and symbolic properties.