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Jennifer Ziebarth


"Julia's Loops"

Digital print, 16" x 13", 2009.

This fractal image is based on a Julia set, visible in dark blue along the intersections of the loops. The loops, which all begin and end on the Julia set, also exhibit self-similarity, and hint at the existence of more small loops hidden behind the larger loops. You can get acquainted with this work and catch elements of abstractionism and a beautiful author's decision in the intersection and repeated elements. The unusual shape adds splendor and infinity, buy phd thesis to view more points that can best describe this work.

Jennifer Ziebarth, Adjunct Professor of Mathematics, California College of the Arts
Oakland, California

"I have always been fascinated with repetition, abstraction, and the search for pattern, and this is what drew me to mathematics. As a mathematical artist, this love of repetition and detail has lead me to fractal art. As a mathematician teaching at an art college, some of my work is pedagogical in the sense of illustrating mathematical concepts in aesthetically pleasing ways; some of it is purely visual play."