This site documents the publications, artworks and exhibitions of artists Susan Gamble and Michael Wenyon.

Susan Gamble & Michael Wenyon are collaborating visual artists, known for their work using holography and for art works resulting from their residencies in observatories and other scientific institutions. As a team, 'Wenyon & Gamble', they have worked with photographic technology since 1983. They are married and have lived together since 1981.

In 1993 they were awarded the UNESCO Prize for the Promotion of The Arts, for their contributions to new technology art.

The artists combine different academic backgrounds: Gamble has a BA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths' College, London and a PhD in the History of Science from Cambridge University. Wenyon has a BSc in physics from Bristol University, UK, and an MSc in optics, from Imperial College London; on graduating, he wrote one of the first popular textbooks on holography.
Wenyon and Gamble are deaf to John Keats's accusation that Newton destroyed the rainbow; they applaud the artistic merit of theory, the authored character of science, and the beauty of artifice.
Marina Benjamin, New Scientist
  • In 2008 and 2009 Wenyon & Gamble photographed sites of science in Ahmedabad and Rajasthan, India, and in Havana, Cuba.
  • Wenyon & Gamble's panoramic portrait of Steve Squyres, principal scientist of the Mars Rover mission, was shown in the exhibition Americans Now, at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC, in 2011.
  • A Universe held up for Inspection was at the MagnanMetz Gallery, New York, 2012.
  • Out of Place is their most recent exhibition, at the MagnanMetz Gallery, Nov 4 – Dec 17, 2016
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