Call for xR (Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality) exhibits for open mathematics

Call for xR (Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality) exhibits for open mathematics
Feb. 9, 2018

IMAGINARY is looking for Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality, open source exhibits. For over 10 years IMAGINARY has employed the latest available technologies to bring open, interactive exhibits for mathematics communication to all corners of the world. Now we are taking another step forward, and not just bringing mathematics to people, but immersing them in the universe of mathematics.

xR technologies allow users to understand mathematical concepts and ideas in a more immersive way than previous technologies, and we believe that it’s time to use them in exhibitions, museums and other learning spaces for people to appreciate the beauty and complexity of mathematics.

Have you developed an AR or VR mathematical exhibit, are working on one, or do you have an idea for one, and are looking for support in developing and testing it? Is it distributed using an Open Source (for software) or Creative Commons (for content) license?

If your answer is “yes”, then let us know! We are looking for new exhibits, new versions of existing ones, or ideas for new ones that could help bring xR technologies into mathematics communication. Following our open IMAGINARY philosophy, all software source code should be distributed with an open source license, and contents using a creative commons or similar license.

Write to us at and tell us what you’re working on. We would love to hear from you!

And to stay up to date on our xR news, have a look at the project page, were we will post news and information on prototypes and new exhibits:


All News

Nov. 3, 2014

We are pleased to announce that we received funding by Cap’Maths to establish an autonomous unit “IMAGINARY France” starting in December 2014.  Its purpose is to translate all existing content into French, to have more contributions from French mathematicians and organize exhibitions and events in France. The first meeting to discuss the composition of the...Read more

Oct. 10, 2014

Together with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) South Africa and the AIMS Next Einstein Initiative, IMAGINARY is planning a series of events to boost mathematics communication on the African continent in the near future. After the first very successful event in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, we will introduce two upcoming events: a congress in Rabat, Morocco, and a workshop-conference in Cape Town, South Africa.Read more

Aug. 13, 2014

IMAGINARY is present at the ICM 2014 in Seoul with the biggest exhibition so far, NIMS-IMAGINARY and a special panel titled “Mathematics communication for the future - a vision slam”. Furthermore IMAGINARY is collaboration partner of the...Read more

Jun. 25, 2014

There will be a big IMAGINARY exhibition in Heidelberg, Germany, July 20 - August 10!
The Kulturhaus Karlstorbahnhof is an attractive location, which even has its own movie theater.

There will be four exhibition stations:

  1. The well known IMAGINARY
  2. ...Read more
Apr. 15, 2014

The Center of Art and Technology of Zaragoza, Etopía, opened the last April 9th an expositive space “Ciencia Remix” (Science remix), that includes two exhibitions: Matopía and Ciencia Ciudadana (Citizen science).

Matopía is a mathematics exhibition that features amongst others the exhibits MarteMáticas (math in art), Suertes (probability), and IMAGINARY’s program...Read more