Guerino Mazzola qualified as a professor of mathematics (1980) and of computational science (2003) at the University of Zürich. He served as visiting professor at the Mathematics Department of the University of Rome in 1975, associate professor at the Mathematics Department of the University Laval/Québec in 1996, and at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris in 2005. Since 2007, he has been a professor at the School of Music, University of Minnesota. He developed a Mathematical Music Theory and its accompanying software: Presto and Rubato. Since 2007, he is the president of the Society for Mathematics and Computation in Music. He has published 22 books and 130 papers, made 23 jazz CDs (as a pianist and composer), and composed a classical sonata. In 2000, he was the winner of the Medal of the Mexican Mathematical Society. In 2005, his book The Topos of Music was proposed as book of the year to the American Mathematical Society.
The text shall explain how and in which domains of creative knowledge production Hesse’s Glass Bead Game can be morphed into a less passive, factual, and rigid activity.
22 Apr–25 Apr 2014
e-Flux, New York
Prior to its 2015 launch, Glass Bead inaugurates a year of inquiry in New York with a weeklong radio series addressing how art practices can explore new geometries of knowledge and initiate different...