When: Tues 19 Aug 2014 – Tues 18 Aug 2015
As part of Talking Statues, the statue of Isaac Newton on our Piazza will talk to strangers. Simply swipe your smartphone on the tag nearby, and get a call from the famous scientist.
Writer Timberlake Wertenbaker has written Newton’s monologue, which has been animated by the actor Simon Russell Beale.
Isaac Newton is part of Talking Statues, a new initiative which sees 35 statues animated across London and Manchester. The producers, Sing London have commissioned some of the nation’s most celebrated writers to pen monologues for a range of iconic statues. The statues have been animated by a cast of actors and comedians. To hear the statues talk, you’ll need to pay them a visit. The groundbreaking technology is powered by Antenna Lab and can be accessed using any Smart Phone.