Professor Anne-Christine Davis is a theoretical physicist and professor of cosmology at the University of Cambridge. Her recent research is in Particle Cosmology. Her current work is on modified gravity theories, such as the chameleon model and related scalar-tensor theories of gravity. She has also worked on inflation and extra-dimensional theories.
Maya Deren was one of the most important American experimental filmmakers and entrepreneurial promoters of the avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s. Deren was also a choreographer, dancer, film theorist, poet, lecturer, writer and photographer. She combined her interests in dance, voodoo and subjective psychology in a series of surreal, perceptual, black and white short films.
Beatrice Gibson’s recent solo exhibitions include, A Tale of Two Cities, The Highline, Channel 14, New York, (2014), Beatrice Gibson, Wilfried Lenz, (2014) CAC Bretigny (2013), Index, The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm; The Showroom, London (2012); Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart (2010), The Serpentine Gallery (Sackler Center) (2010). She has twice won the Rotterdam International Film Festival Tiger Award for short film, was nominated for the 2013 Jarman Award and shortlisted for the 2013-15 Max Mara Art Prize for Women.