Mind's Eye

Mind's Eye is a French non-profit association founded in 2010 with the aim of reflecting on the links between the creative processes inherent in photography and mathematics. The Association intends to achieve this goal by promoting discussions amongst members on themes common to the two disciplines.

A series of booklets, coauthored by Roland Assous and Adrian Bondy, explores the links between mathematics and photography. The first two of these treat the topics of Numbers and Sets. Forthcoming booklets will be about Paradoxes, Chance, ...


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Contents: Foreword, The natural numbers, Zero, The number one, Large numbers, The integers, The rational numbers, The real numbers, The complex numbers, Transfinite numbers.

Photographs: Henri Cartier-Bresson, Roger Fenton, Gilbert Garcin, Eadweard Muybridge, Takehiko Nakafuji, Nicéphore Niépce, Marc Riboud, Benoit Sabourdy, Sebastião Salgado, Andreas Weith.


Sets and Photography

Contents: Foreword, Introduction, Set, Subset, Empty set, Singleton and pair, Complement, Bijection, Partition