# Paradoxes

### Paradoxes is a visualisation workshop for curious designers that I authored and led in 2014. We focused on communicating and explaining some of the most abstract thought exercises and complex phenomena — logical and scientific paradoxes.

A paradox is a seemingly

Some of them have already been solved. Other still remain to be explained.

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*Relativity* by M. C. Escher shows paradoxical architecture.

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*Zeno Achilles Paradox* by Martin Grandjean, Wikimedia Commons .

My workshop had two parts. In the first part, workshop participants selected a paradox and worked in groups to create a visualisation that could be used to explain the contradition in that paradox to another team.

Solving a paradox is not easy. It takes generations of thinkers to come up with a valid solution (if it exists at all).

In the second part of the workshop, participants tried to come up with their own speculative solutions to the each paradox, and to visualise them.

###### Photos by the Think(in) Visual Communication conference, 2014.

I ran the Paradoxes workshop for curious designers as part of the Think(in) Visual Communication international conference in Warsaw, 2014.

I'm leading #tivc workshop about "Paradoxes" at @CNKopernik and I feel like a plane ready for boarding. Gates I and J pic.twitter.com/cV2iS1Wctr

— Marek Kultys (@marekkultys) December 11, 2014