Richard Gregory Memorial Lecture 2018

This year’s Richard Gregory Memorial Lecture will be given by artist Luke Jerram, creator of The Impossible Garden.

"Exploring the Edges of Perception"

Tuesday 13th November, 6pm
University of Bristol, Chemistry Lecture Theatre 1, Cantock's Close (acess from Woodland Road), Bristol BS8 1TS

Richard Gregory was a polymath, a great interdisciplinary thinker, a leading University of Bristol academic and an inspiration behind the formation of Bristol Vision Institute. This lecture is held in his memory.

Luke’s first artwork “Retinal Memory Volume” was inspired by Richard Gregory’s book “Eye and Brain”. During the lecture, he will talk through the principles and inspiration behind many of his artworks (including the current installation at the Botanic Garden, The Impossible Garden).

We have two basic requirements for the Richard Gregory Memorial Lecture – firstly that it’s about exciting contemporary issues in Vision Science and secondly that it covers something that Richard would have enjoyed.

Professor David Bull, Director of BVI and Professor of Signal Processing at the University of Bristol

Luke’s first artwork “Retinal Memory Volume” was inspired by Richard Gregory’s book “Eye and Brain”. 

 

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