‘Imagine and Build your own 4D Polytope’, And She Built a Crooked House, Leeds, 2023

Workshops with Schools

During the Artangel commission And She Built a Crooked House in collaboration with Leeds 2023, multiple workshops with pupils from local schools explored the foundations of higher dimensional geometry through the acitivity sheet ‘Imagine and Build your own 4D Polytope’.

Gemma Anderson-Tempini is an artist who imagines different types of space. In the rooms and garden of the exhibition And She Built A Crooked House, you can see geometric shapes similar to these, which appear in many of her artworks. These shapes are called polytopes, and Gemma has been imagining, drawing and building them for many years. Preview, download, and print out the activity sheet below and follow the instructions to create your own polytope.