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BA Festival of Science

The Gap

“The gap” is a multi-faceted event and artwork that will turn parts of Exeter's city
centre into living maths and geometry for the 2004 BA Festival of Science. Visual artist Tony Weaver, mathematician Matthew Watkins and writer Phil Smith create a special walking performance through parts of Exeter, celebrating the work and personality of the innovative and passionate 19th Century mathematician William Kingdon Clifford who grew up at 82 Longbrook Street. They will also be placing a specially created visual artwork in Longbrook Street as a permanent record.

“The Gap” is a joint commission of the BA and Phoenix Media.

Time: Sunday 5th, Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th of September at 4.30 and 6.30pm. The walks will last approximately 60 minutes.

Meeting place: The walks will begin outside William Kingdon Clifford's childhood home at 82 Longbrook Street (opposite the New Horizon Cafe).

Tickets: Numbers who can take part in the walk are limited to 14, so please book early although spectators can just turn up and watch.