On Caustics: A Conversation

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Pam McKinlay
Dr Terence Scott


In which an Artist preserves the tenor of conversations with a Physicist: Lessons on the behaviour of Caustics. A collagoration of artistic experiments to create light artifacts captured on a light sensor, informed by the scientific emanations of a consulting physicist.

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Pam McKinlay, Dunedin School of Art

Pam McKinlay works at the Dunedin School of Art. She has a Dip HSc and a BA in Art History from the University of Otago.

Dr Terence Scott, University of Otago

Terence Scott is a senior teaching fellow in the Physics Department at the University of Otago. He received his PhD from the University of Otago in 2000 for research which involved investigating the dynamics of Bose Einstein condensates.