Thirty pieces of aluminum are
make this 12-inch diameter sculpture.
It is, in part, an experiment with using bent metal tabs for the
I cut the parts with a
plasma cutter. Above is the template.
There are five-fold "portholes"
the interior, so it really is very suggestive of a bathysphere.
My assembly guide was a
computer-generated visualization, like the above.
I later used this sculpture for the poster of a one-man
at the Simons Center for Geometry and
Copyright 2008, George W.