Johanna Kieniewicz has a PhD in Earth and Planetary Science, a foundation degree in fine art, and spends a good deal more time in galleries and museums than is really healthy. She is passionate about art and science and relishes her job in science at one of the world's great cultural institutions, The British Library. Naturally, this blog represents only her views – and those of her contributors – and not those of her employer.
In some ways, topology—the study of shapes and spaces—is ideal territory for artists. Topology is the study of mathematical functions such as translation and reflection, and it examines the way that spaces align, intersect or separate