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Art direction, concepts, digital painting
A fantasy tower of mathematical symbols, floating in the sky and forever foundation-less. The obelisks hovering around it represent undecidable problems — statements that can never be proved, thus never reachable from the central structure. For an explainer on Kurt Gödel's incompleteness theorem, by Natalie Wolchover: How Gödel’s Proof Works.
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