· Physicist / Kinetic light sculptor
· Raised in Cambridge on a diet of relativity and cosmology. My father, F G Friedlander FRS, was a reader at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics which is also home to Stephen Hawking. My mother, Yolande, a locally reknown artist painted and made mono-prints and ceramics.
· One time aspiring cosmologist and interstellar propulsion expert. Metamorphosed to stage lighting designer, scientific artist and light sculptor.
· BSc in physics from Sussex University, my personal tutor, Sir Anthony Leggett, subsequently received the Nobel Prize for work on superfluidity.
· BA in Fine Art from Exter College of Art.
Selected Career Highlight:
· 1995 A prize winner at the prestigious ARTEC, Japans leading hitech art show.
· 1998 LIGHTFORMS '98 winner New York. Received the USHIO America Award for Innovation.
· 2003 Kinetic Art Organisation Prize Winner.
· 2004 Kinetic Art Organisation Prize Winner.
·2006 Timeless Universe : Valencia, Spain, art science installation based on Julian Barbour's cosmology.
· 2008 Souls and Machines, Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain.
· 2010 Permanent commissions open in 3 locations: Anchorage Museum, Alaska; Chicago Museum of Science and Industry; Copernicus Centre, Warsaw, Poland.
· 2011 Persistence of Vision: Art Futura XXI, Bilbao, Spain.
· 2012 Spinning Cosmos: Art Futura 2012, MUMI, Montevideo, Uruguay
· 2013 An Alternative Approach: Tallinn Light Biennale, Estonia
· 2014 Wave Garden, Lumina Light Festival, Cascais, Portugal
· 2015 Interplay, Singapore Science Centre
· 2017 Spinning Cosmos with Digital Creatures: Art Futura Roma, Italy
· Exhibited on four continents and twenty countries.