Art Stemming from STEM

Art Stemming from STEM
Since the publication of the “Rhythm of Structure: MathArt in the African Diaspora” print IRAAA issue in 2004, the journal has covered the influence of STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) and architecture on visual artists of African descent, and we’ve noticed how their STEM interests have continued to evolve. Two STEM-influenced artists showing this fall are Matthew Angelo Harrison and Eric Mack. Detroit City/Detroit Affinities: Matthew Angelo Harrison, Museum of Contemporary Art   Detroit, opening September 9, 2016 Nelson Goodman's theories on human cognition and practice, which touch on everything from logic to epistemology, science to aesthetics, are considered some of the most complex yet coherent ideas in postwar American philosophy. Particularly influential was his book The Structure of Appearance (1951), which offers an intricate analysis of …