September 13, 2021, from 5:30 pm to 8 pm
At the Institut Henri Poincaré, amphitheater Hermite, 11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75005 Paris
Sylvie Benzoni, Director of the Institut Henri Poincaré (IHP) and Emmanuel Ullmo, Director of the Institut des hautes études scientifiques (IHES) are pleased to invite you to a presentation of the book "Do Not Erase: Mathematicians and their Chalkboard", by Jessica Wynne.
The ephemeral aesthetics of mathematics on the chalkboard is the subject of a series of photographs produced by Jessica Wynne, associate professor of photography at the Fashion Institute of Technology. This work presents more than 100 photographs with texts written by the mathematicians whose chalkboards are portrayed. In 2021, it has resulted in the book "Do Not Erase: Mathematicians and their Chalkboards", published by Princeton University Press.
During one evening, come and discover mathematical chalkboards from all around the world during a meeting at the Institut Henri Poincaré, with the photographer Jessica Wynne and the mathematician Amie Wilkinson. The event will start with a presentation of the book and will continue with a discussion around a cocktail.
The book won’t be available for sale during the event. However, we encourage you to buy it in advance, the artist will be happy to sign it!
Registration are closed.
An event in partnershio with IHES : the Institut des hautes études scientifiques
Jessica Wynne lives in New York City, where she is an associate professor of photography at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She is also represented by the Edwynn Houk Art Gallery. Her photography has been included in the collections of the Morgan Library & Museum and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and has been exhibited at the Whitney Museum of America and the Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art.
Amie Wilkinson is graduated from Harvard (1989) and Berkeley (1995). She lives in Chicago since 2011, where she is a professor of mathematics at the University. Her research focuses on dynamical systems, and more specifically on the interaction between dynamics and structures from geometry, statistics, topology or algebra.