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Thursday, November 9, 2017
6:00 PM


Gray Center Lab, Room 112




Arts and Science Intiative


A public talk with artist Dan Peterman and physicist Heinrich Jaeger about the collaboration that generated the sculptural installation "Slipping and Jamming: Variable Installation of Z-Forms."  

"Slipping and Jamming" is an art installation by Peterman created from randomly placed elements linked solely by friction rather than fasteners and that autonomously configure to attain load-bearing capability. Peterman’s sculpture will be installed on the University of Chicago campus for the during the Chicago Architecture Biennial.

This installation is supported by the University of Chicago’s Public Art Committee and is on view in the William Eckhardt Research Center through November 30.