Animal —Turtles

Turtles: Taxonomy: In 2006 Hungarian mathematicians Gábor Domokos and PĂ©ter L. Várkonyi demonstrated the possibility of “a convex three-dimensional homogeneous body which, when resting on a flat surface, has just one stable and one unstable point of equilibrium.” They named such forms Gömböc after a sweet Hungarian dumpling. Gömböc are self-righting: they will roll as if possessed before coming […]


First made in collaboration with Ceramica Suro, Guadalajara, Mexico for: Everything Must Go! at Casey Kaplan, NYC (June 30 – July 30, 2011) these objects were also a part of PALOMAR at Laure Genillard Gallery, London in 2016. (Not)Turtles In 2006 Hungarian mathematicians Gábor Domokos and PĂ©ter L. Várkonyi proved the possibility of “a convex three-dimensional homogeneous body which, when resting on […]