James R Murphy began teaching mathematics using string figures to engage students who didn’t “like” math. Students in the eighties and string, made for an unconventional recipe for these great photographs by Robin Moore.

La Guardia String Portraits

James R Murphy began teaching mathematics using string figures to engage students who didn’t “like” math. Students in the eighties and string, made for an unconventional recipe for these great photographs by Robin Moore.

James R Murphy began teaching mathematics using string figures to engage students who didn’t “like” math. Students in the eighties and string, made for an unconventional recipe for these great photographs by Robin Moore.

La Guardia String Portraits

James R Murphy began teaching mathematics using string figures to engage students who didn’t “like” math. Students in the eighties and string, made for an unconventional recipe for these great photographs by Robin Moore.

Nauruan String Figures - Keiichiro ISHINO - Picasa Web Albums

Nauruan String Figures - Keiichiro ISHINO - Picasa Web Albums

Students in James Murphy's string figure class at Music & Art HS, NYC. Photos by Robin Moore c. 1983. All material copyrighted.

Students in James Murphy's string figure class at Music & Art HS, NYC. Photos by Robin Moore c. 1983. All material copyrighted.

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