March 2013

Inventor Portrait: Mark Setteducati

March 21, 2013

I especially like the latest video for my PBS INVENTORS series because the subject, magician and artist Mark Setteducati, was just so fun to photograph. The camera really liked his face, and I came up with a variety of ways to capture his personality in his small apartment.

Plus, he’s a really smart guy whose inventions are quite clever. Hearing him talk about “hexaflexagons” sent me down a rabbit hole of Google searches and videos about these fascinating mathematical objects. Here’s the video, followed by some photos from our shoot: