Renowned science writer, Adam Rutherford., currently working for Nature, is one of the UK’s outstanding science communicators. He trained in genetics at UCL and his work includes the award-winning BBC programmes, The Cell, The Gene Code, and Playing God. His first book, Creation, about synthetic biology and the origin of life, will be published by Viking in April 2013. Rutherford’s talk launches the residency at Lighthouse by David Blandy, who will work with him on Helix, an interactive project exploring the discovery of DNA.
Thursday 7th February
6.30pm Lighthouse, 28 Kensington Street, Brighton BN1 4AJ
Tickets £3 from Lighthouse
Presented by Lighthouse with support from The Wellcome Trust and Arts Council England.
There will also be a full programme of events at Lighthouse to mark both the residency and the Festival, including:
David Blandy Open Studio- 14-16, 21-23 & 28 February and 1-2 March. Time: 12-5pm. FREE.
Edo Wonderpak Hack Day, Saturday 23 February, 11.00am-7.00pm. Tickets £5
David Blandy, and illustrators Inko & Daniel Locke. Talk & Roundtable. Tuesday 26 February, 6.30pm FREE.
To find out more about all of these events and to book tickets, click here
Programme at a glance
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