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INCOMING HEXAGONS! / 18 January 2015

English: Planet Saturn - Hexagon Vortex and Rings

Planet Saturn - Hexagon Vortex and Rings

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At HEXOPOLIS HQ we’re getting ready for an exhibition about our on-going research, highlighting key themes in omnipresent hexagons. Once you start looking, you may notice they are everywhere, near and far, ubiquitous and astonishing.

At Saturn's North Pole there is a hexagonal vortex of cloud larger than Earth. Flat-pack furniture is typically held together with hexagon socket bolts and assembled with a free Allen (hex) key.

Hexagons are currently a big design trend: hexagon wallpaper, hexagon bathroom tiles, hexagon seats, hexagon snack foods, hexagonal patterns in online design, and even hexagon drones. What is it with this nexus of hexagons? 

During the exhibition and Hexopolis project we will be collecting  and examining hexagons in search of their implicit message, and our pervasive interest in them.

Have you spotted any hexagons lately?

You will now !                        

Keywords: hexagons,  everyday, participatory art, cultural research

Comments

Katya Robin

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29 January 2015

will be plugging who to submit soon.

Meanwhile see and share hexagons at https://twitter.com/Hexopolis @Hexopolis

Colin Hambrook

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19 January 2015

Are you looking for people to send in photos of hexagons Katya? People can always upload images through these comment forms but often is more productive to have a FB or twitter address for people to send their photos to.