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Lifesaver Movement in e, Yvette Kaiser Smith crocheted fiberglass sculpture installation at UIUC Lincoln Hall ATLAS
Lifesaver Movement in e
Crocheted fiberglass with polyester resin.
55 inches x 111 feet x 4 inches
2014

Lifesaver Movement in e is based on the beginning sequence of the infinite number e. It expresses the first 30 digits, 2.71828182845904523536028747135 in binary code via the crochet tradition of filet charts. Each square spells out one digit. Sequence reads left to right, or north to south. The readable patterns within the six squares on left of image are: 182818