Friday, 20 June 2008

Exhibition Design, where art and science meet

Exhibition design is not a career that the mathematically inclined tend to think about, let alone pursue.

Barry Phipps is the first interdisciplinary fellow with the Kettle's Yard gallery in Cambridge, funded by the Newton Trust. His remit is to develop projects of an interdisciplinary nature, to find the common ground between things.

I wrote a career interview with Barry in issue 47 of Plus. In this article, and the accompanying podcast, I talk to Barry about breaking down the barriers between artists and scientists and creating greater dialogue because, as Barry says, science and art are intrinsically related at the centre, and there is no stepping away from one to be another.

Read the full interview in Plus.

Listen here:

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