Wed01Jul201510:00 amChurchill College, Cambridge University
Dedication of Art Piece at Churchill College, Cambridge
Life is a Cosmic Phenomenon (The Salish Sea) by North American First Nations “Coast Salish” Artist Chris Paul.
Dedicated on Canada Day, July 1st, 2015 to the visionary collaboration of Sir Fred Hoyle (on this his 100th Centenary) and Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe (2015/16 Visiting By-Fellow of Churchill College)
“New ideas, fragile as spring flowers, easily bruised by the tread of the multitude, may yet be cherished by the solitary wanderer”,
Sir Fred Hoyle, The Black Cloud , 1957 , p142
"There's something going on in time and space, and beyond time and space, which, whether we like it or not, spells duty",
“Amongst a myriad stars
I stand alone
How much life and love
Is there tonight ……. ?”
Chandra Wickramasinghe, as a young man in Sri Lanka.
Donated by :
Cattle Point Arts, Science and Culture Foundation, Oak Bay, Victoria, BC, Canada
July 1st, 2015 (Canada Day)