Margaret Bryan

MARGARET BRYAN (natural philosopher) 1757/8 – 1836, 2019 | household dust, human hair, pencil | 460 x 200 x 220 mm

My Caves residency was heavily focused on this intriguing woman who ran a boarding school for young women above the then undiscovered caves. Unusually for the time, she taught physics and astronomy.

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