An Artistic Journey Into the Physics of Light

An Artistic Journey Into the Physics of Light

Artworks inspired by research from the University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Artists Samantha Bryan, Gareth Jones and Sharon Mossbeck worked with academics to develop artistic interpretations of scientific discoveries on four themes: Generating Light, Harnessing Light, Computing with Light, and Beyond Light.

You can find out more about the exhibition, artists and scientists on the website: An Artistic Journey Into the Physics of Light.

Arts Council EnglandThis exhibit is part of the Futurecade series of events.
Futurecade is generously supported using public funding by Arts Council England.


Samantha Bryan creates illustrative sculpture that tells stories. Gareth Jones is a digital artist and 2D/3D motion designer. Conceptual artist Sharon Mossbeck’s work focuses on themes related to death and religion.

Researchers on the project: Dr Saida Caballero, Dr Emiliano Cancellieri, Dr Jenny ClarkDr Rhoda Hawkins and Dr Matthew Malek.

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