Paul Friedlander

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    Paul Friedlander (UK) is a kinetic light sculptor first trained as a physicist. Born in Manchester 1951, raised in Cambridge on a diet of relativity, cosmology and contemporary art. My father, F G Friedlander FRS, was a reader at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics which was also home to Stephen Hawking. My mother, Yolande was a locally known artist, painter and ceramicist. One time aspiring cosmologist and interstellar propulsion expert. Metamorphosed to stage lighting designer, scientific artist and light sculptor. 1972 BSc in physics from Sussex University, my personal tutor, Sir Anthony Leggett, subsequently received the Nobel Prize for work on superfluidity. 1976 BA in Fine Art from Exeter College of Art. Exhibited on four continents and more than twenty countries.

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