relativity
  Curated  by   Javier  RAMIREX


      March 5 - 31, 2016

  
Robert ANDLER-LIPSKI - Sarah BADDON PRICE - Marian BUUNK
Jonathan  DONER - Suzy DUVILLARD - Douglas IYELL - Yana KAPOUSTIN
Javier  RAMIREX - Yette ROHDE - Kingsley THOMPSON - Corinne WILSON





MARZIA  FROZEN

Neumagener Straße 27

Haus 7

13088 Berlin  

www.marziafrozen.com 



What is relativity? Succinctly put, it is the notion that the laws of physics  are the same everywhere. We here on Earth obey the same laws of light and gravity as someone in a far off corner of the universe.


The universality of physics means that history is provincial. Different viewers will see the timing and spacing of events differently. What for us is a million years may just be a blink of an eye for someone flying in a high speed rocket or falling into a black hole.


It's all relative.


The special theory of relativity was based on two main postulates: first, that the speed of light  is constant for all observers; and second, that observers moving at constant speeds should be subject to the same physical laws. Following this logic, Einstein theorized that time must change according to the speed of a moving objectrelative to the frame of reference of an observer. Scientists have tested this theory through experimentation - proving, for example, that an atomic clock ticks more slowly when traveling at a high speed than it does when it is not moving. The essence of Einstein's paper was that both space and time are relative (rather than absolute), which was said to hold true in a special case, the absence of a gravitational field. Relativity was a stunning concept at the time; scientists all over the world debated the veracity of Einstein's famous equation, E=mc2, which implied that matter and energy were equivalent and, more specifically, that a single particle of matter could be converted into a huge quantity of energy. However, since the special theory of relativity only held true in the absence of a gravitational field, Einstein strove for 11 more years to work gravity into his equations and discover how relativity might work generally as well.

According to the theory of general relativity, matter causes space to curve. It is posited that gravitation is not a force, as understood by Newtonian physics, but a curved field (an area of space under the influence of a force) in the space-time continuum that is actually created by the presence of mass. According to Einstein, that theory could be tested by measuring the deflection of starlight traveling near the sun; he correctly asserted that light deflection would be twice that expected by Newton's laws. This theory also explained why the light from stars in a strong gravitational field was closer to the red end of the spectrum than those in a weaker one.

For the final thirty years of his life, Einstein attempted to find a unified field  theory, in which the properties of all matter and energy could be expressed in a single equation. His search was confounded by  quantum theory’s uncertainty principle , which stated that the movement of a single particle could never be accurately measured, because speed and position could not be simultaneously assessed with any degree of assurance. Although he was unable to find the comprehensive theory that he sought, Einstein's pioneering work has allowed countless other scientists to carry on the quest for what some have called "the holy grail of physicists."


robert

Robert ANDLER - LIPSKI
  Irregularity
, 2015
  Mixed media  on  canvas
90 x 90 cm



sarah
Sarah BARDON PRICE
Blue Sky Thinking
, 2014
  Acrylic  on canvas
102  x 127 cm




jonathan

Jonathan DONER
  Acquamarine
, 2013
  Digital print
  100 x 100 cm



suzy

Suzy  DUVILLARD
Dusk
, 2015
  Acrylic  on canvas
  100 x 100 cm




douglas

Douglas IYELL
The  Queen
, 2015
  Oil on canvas
80 x 100 cm





yana

Yana KAPOUSTIN
  Search  the bee
, 2014
  Oil on canvas
  70 x 50 cm


yette
Yette ROHDE
Satisfied
,  2015
Oil  on canvas
60  x  80 cm



kingsley
Kingley THOMPSON
  Waterside Wildness
, 2014
Mixed media on canvas
  100 x 80 cm