Parametric equations can also be used to draw fruits, shells, and a cornucopia of a mathematical still life. Simple mathematics allows the creation of a variety of shapes and visual artworks, and it can also constitute a pedagogical tool for students.

Author/Artist Bio

Maria Mannone earned Masters in Theoretical Physics, Orchestral Conducting, Composition, and Piano in her native Italy; in France, the Master 2 ATIAM at IRCAM-UPMC Paris VI Sorbonne. She recently achieved a Ph.D. in Composition at the University of Minnesota, where she developed an interdisciplinary research in collaboration with the Fine Institute of Theoretical Physics. She participated in international conferences about math and music as an invited speaker, included the Joint Mathematics Meetings. She gave invited lectures in USA, Asia, and Europe. She is author and co-author of books and articles that also involve relations between music and visual arts. The author is active as a performer, composer, and improviser. Her musical compositions have been performed by the Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, and during the Festival delle Orestiadi di Gibellina and the Arts Quarter Festival at the University of Minnesota.

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"Parametric Still Life"



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