Strip Symmetry Groups of African Sona Designs Darrah Chavey

@inproceedings{Chavey2010StripSG,
  title={Strip Symmetry Groups of African Sona Designs Darrah Chavey},
  author={Darrah Chavey},
  year={2010}
}
The sona drawings of the Chokwe people of Angola/Congo are continuous one-line drawings, generally made in the sand, that are often used to build highly symmetric one-line drawings. A large class of these drawings can be viewed as a form of “mirror curves,” visualizable as a curve bouncing through an arrangement of dots, bouncing off “mirrors” placed between some of the dots, and leaving a symmetric, closed trail behind. To investigate some of the possibilities for such Chokwe sona, we… CONTINUE READING
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