Philip Ball: Art and Light

Science writer and broadcaster Philip Ball will explore the possibilities and challenges of light as an artistic medium. Philip is the author of many popular books on science, including works on the nature of water, colour in art, pattern formation in the natural world and the science of social and political philosophy. He has written widely on the interactions between art and science, and delivered lectures at venues ranging from the Victoria and Albert Museum to the NASA Ames Research Center.

Philip worked at the international scientific journal Nature for over 20 years, and has contributed to publications including The New York Times, New Scientist, the Guardian, the Financial Times and New Statesman. He broadcasts regularly on radio and television and is a presenter of “Science Stories” on BBC Radio 4.

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