We celebrate 10 years of IMAGINARY!

We celebrate 10 years of IMAGINARY!
18 Dic. 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.

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17 Abr. 2013

There is still more than one week left to participate in the ongoing SURFER picture competition, so start being creative and upload your images! The competition, that started already on May 18, 2012 will run until April 28, 2013. Then a judging panel will decide about the winners of the competition.

Algebraic surfaces are produced by simple equations in three spatial coordinates x,y,z. All points which satisfy...Leer más

16 Abr. 2013

The Bridges conference 2013 about the connections between art and mathematics takes place from July, 27th until July, 31th, 2013, in Enschede, Netherlands. The most recent works at the interface of mathematics, music, art, architecture and culture will be presented.

Some highlights besides the conference program: art exhibition, experimental theater, Mime-Matics night, public lecture, music night, short film festival, poetry day,...Leer más

4 Abr. 2013

This Friday, April 5, a special IMAGINARY exhibition featuring sculptures and images will be shown for the first time in Denmark, at the Steno Science Museum in Aarhus, see here for the event info. It will be open until August 31, 2013. Then the exhibition series in Russia will find its continuation in a one week exhibition at...Leer más

2 Abr. 2013

Last week Holi was celebrated in India (with a lot of colours) and this week Easter in the Christian world (with equally many colours). Happy celebrations! Easter eggs are very popular within the IMAGINARY team, not the chocolate ones, but the ones you hide within a software program. We hid two Easter eggs in our museum exhibits: one in the MiMa museum in Oberwolfach and one in the MoMath museum in New York. They are...Leer más

12 Mar. 2013

The Italian edition of Scientific American, Le Science, has published a very nice piece by Roberta Fulci about the IMAGINARY platform launch. You can find it here (in Italian). 

Have you seen more articles or references about IMAGINARY in the news? If so,...Leer más

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