Josep Rey Nadal

Mathematical and creative museographer
MMACA (Mathematics Museum of Catalonia)
La Garriga, Catalonia, Spain

Mathematician, former teacher, artist, mathematical and creative museographer of Mathematics Museum of Catalonia.
Part of my art consists in taking objects and forms from the nature, irregular and perhaps with accidents such as breakage or insect attacks, and put them in a new harmony. Each of the parties collaborate in this new harmony. It intends to encourage the reflection of diversity and solidarity.

30 companys (30 partners)
30 companys (30 partners)
26 x 26 x 26 cm
cypress branch broken by snow and wire

30 pieces of cypress arranged as the faces of a Rhombic Triacontahedron. The wire which unites them suggests the projection of its dual, the Icosidodecahedron, on the same Triacontahedron, but it is not exactly the case.

8 ben entesos (8 getting along)
8 ben entesos (8 getting along)
21 x 21 x 21 cm
pine root and wire

8 pine sections with irregular and fractal like contour, produced when the dead root of a pine remains buried for a few years. These pieces are arranged like the faces of a regular Octahedron