Lecture in Dutch. I will tell about a fascinating mosaic that was placed on the walls of the Imam Yahyah Mosque in Mosul, Irak. I will speak about the analysis I made, compare it with those
of other geometers and show new designs based upon this specific pattern. More info here.
14 feb 2018 Event about 'Snijpunt Isfahan' at Spui25
Dolf Jansen interviewed Maite and me (in Dutch) during the radio program 'Spijkers met Koppen', to hear and watch the interview, klick here
Interview by Coen Verbraak
Coen Verbraak interviewed Maite and me about Maite's book 'Snijpunt Isfahan' (in Dutch), to hear and watch the interview, klick here
Official opening of Museum Gallery RAT (Recomposed Art Texel)
May 13 2017 we celebrated the opening of our new location Burgwal 20 Den Burg. Here you find artwork composed with beachcombed materials by Maria Roelofsen and my design studio for making
new pattern compositions based upon the Islamic design tradition. For further information also look at www.museumgalerierat.nl
A new floral design with worksheet. Click on the picture to find more information about the Khatai Flower.
March 24th 2017
Heart cloud sun
Workshop in Amsterdam
21 august 2016 11.30-13.00
In the Tropenmuseum I delivered a workshop on the Islamic design tradition of geometric patterns in Dutch, further information here
May 2013. A three day conference for mathematicians and artists on geometric Islamic patterns was held. Lots of inspiring workshops and lectures were
Workshop for students, Institute for Studies of the Middle East, Leiden University, 27 march 2013
Contribution to piece of art
Lecture for maths teachers
During the conference for Maths teachers held december 18th 2012 at the Groningen University I gave a lecture about using islamic mosaics to teach geometry at all levels in secundary
In the review for Dutch mathematics teachers called 'Euclides' the article 'Designing Persian Mosaics in the Classroom. Students in the centre of a medieval design tradition' appeared (for the
article in Dutch click here).
Maria completed 'the frog'
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