We celebrate 10 years of IMAGINARY!

We celebrate 10 years of IMAGINARY!
18 Dez. 2017

The IMAGINARY journey began in 2007 at the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach. Nobody could foresee (or had the slightest clue) that it would grow to be a 10 years+ journey of maths communication with an international, interactive, research-based and open-source core!

IMAGINARY developed from a one-country traveling exhibition project (2007‑2008); to an expanding international exhibition (2009‑2012); to an open-source platform (2013); to creating school projects, a community a network, organizing competitions, conferences, workshops, teacher trainings, and experimenting with new technologies (2014‑2016); and to founding our organization (2017). We often wondered: what will IMAGINARY be or do next year? We continued creating, and sharing our love for maths and people.

Today, after 10 years, we are happy and proud to have invented an open-source infrastructure for maths exhibits and exhibitions, which is spreading globally. Through IMAGINARY, hundreds of mathematicians have become exhibition organizers and have engaged with several million visitors! With over 300 events in more than 50 countries, great exhibits in 30 languages, and a growing community of contributors, we can only thank you!

We are still wondering: What will be next? Thank you all for being part of this amazing journey.

We prepared a special website for our anniversary. Please visit:

http://10years. imaginary.org/

and watch our new video, scroll through the timeline and find out some exciting news!

Your IMAGINARY team.


All News

18 Jun. 2017

Submit your exhibition modules to participate in the new competition for Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE).

We are looking for exhibition modules, which raise the awareness of the mathematics involved in the planet’s ecosystem or in the way civilization is organized. Modules submitted to this competition can be of one of the...Weiterlesen

5 Mai. 2017

Millions of visitors in more than 50 countries and 27 languages have experienced the IMAGINARY exhibition, initiated at the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach in the context of the Year of Mathematics 2008. Indeed, our open source philosophy still creates overwhelming feedback around the...Weiterlesen

24 Jan. 2017

IMAGINARY gGmbH, der SFB/TRR 109 und der SFB 647 rufen zu einem Wettbewerb in der kreativen Szene Berlins und Umgebung auf. Angesprochen werden vor allem Studierende entsprechender Fachrichtungen aber auch freischaffende Künstler und Designer. Ziel des Wettbewerbs sind neue kreative Ideen und deren Umsetzung, die auf einem mathematischen Konzept beruhen.Weiterlesen

25 Mai. 2016
The deadline for our MathLapse competition will be extended to June 14, 2016!

A first MathLapse-Festival will be organized at the IMAGINARY conference (IC16), where the winners will be announced and their MathLapse movies will be screened. It is not necessary to...Weiterlesen

8 Mär. 2016

Today, The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Global Gathering 2016 starts in Dakar, Senegal. The three-day NEF Global Gathering will showcase often underreported scientific progress in Africa, holding up the NEF Fellows as examples of the exceptional scientific potential and progress across Africa....Weiterlesen