Koebe polyhedra and minimal surfaces


This short experimental animation film explores the abstract mathematical world of Koebe Polyhedra and minimal surfaces. A 3D voyage thought the amazing world of discrete geometry, based on modern mathematical research.

Runtime: 7 min

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A movie by
Alexander Bobenko, Janek Newjoto, Jan Techter

Animation and sound
Janek Newjoto

Software Developer
Stefan Sechelmann

Theory by
Alexander Bobenko, Tim Hoffmann, Boris Springborn

Alexander Bobenko

Funded by
SFB/TRR 109 "Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics"

Runtime 7 minutes

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From the soundtrack of the film. Performed by Anne Maria Wehrmeyer (violin), Michael Wehrmeyer (cello), Stefan Sechelmann (piano). Recorded by Janek Newjoto. Videos by Giulio Rasi.

Franz Schubert - Piano Trio in E-flat major, Op. 100

George Frideric Handel - Suite in D minor, HWV 437, III. Sarabande