The Elegant Universe, Brian Greene, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York/London, 2003
The Elegant Universe was the first book I read on Superstring Theory. It served as a gateway to an ever-expanding need to absorb as much knowledge as possible about the how and why of matter, time and emptiness. What truly amazes and inspires me about Superstring Theory is the space it occupies, nestled between science, spirituality and art. As an artist, I perceive this field of study to be one of the greatest collaborative art pieces of all time, with an restless potential practicality, waiting eagerly to be fully realized.
A man sat at a metro station in Washington DC and started to play the violin; it was a cold January morning. He played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, since it was rush hour, it was calculated that 1,100 people went through the station, most of them on their way to…