Hear from Dr Tom Rutter, School of English and artist Gina Allen as they discuss A Mirror of the Invisible.
The project was themed on the concept of the mirror draw on research by Dr Tom Rutter on Shakespeare and early modern science. The resulting artworks by Gina Allen juxtaposed Renaissance ideas about the universe, matter and the body with modern anxieties such as climate change, pollution and disease.
- Part of Festival of the Mind 2022
Header image is Atlas holding up the earth and heavens, from William Cunningham, The Cosmographical Glasse (London, 1559), STC 4863.5, page 254, image 063906, used with permission of the Folger Shakespeare Library