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A Retired Chemistry Teacher Merges Art and Science by Sculpting Porcelain Objects Inspired by Molecules | Colossal

August 14, 2013

Educator, scientist and artist Bobby Jaber retired from teaching chemistry over 20 years ago and decided to dedicate the next chapter of his life to combining his passions for science and art. To do this he began to mimic some of the most beautifully shaped molecules in existence using porcelain. Jaber says that because he spent so much of his life studying chemistry, the study of change in matter, that ceramics were a perfect extension as they dramatically demonstrate chemical change, especially at the physical level.

Filmmaker Dave Altizer filmed this brief documentary about Jaber’s artistic philosophy and how the 76-year-old continues to find meaning and success over 20 years into his artistic career.

watch the video at A Retired Chemistry Teacher Merges Art and Science by Sculpting Porcelain Objects Inspired by Molecules | Colossal.

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