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Atilla Csorgo

Atilla Csörgö is considered one of the foremost Hungarian contemporary artists, and his combination of science, mechanics and optical illusion is beginning to win him increasing international interest.

At the press of a button, Platonic Love juggles a cube, tetrahedron and octahedron into a dodecahedron, a mad-cap and engaging demonstration of Plato's theory of the unique existence of five geometrical solids.

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