Sean Griffiths

Sean has created an interactive public artwork, based around the lantern folly at Lyme Park. The lantern is approximately half a mile away from the top lawn which sits adjacent to the house. The top lawn is the only place on the publicly accessible part of the estate from which the lantern is visible.

The aim of the artwork is to interpret and enhance the existing relationship between the lawn and the lantern by allowing visitors to interfere with and change this relationship.

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Sean Griffiths is Professor of Architecture at the University of Westminster. Until recently, he was the director of the provocative art-architecture collaborative FAT whose design work and art projects have been widely and internationally published, exhibited and discussed. Besides his prolific architecture and design projects, art work, media work and his regular curation of group exhibitions and installations, Sean Griffiths has taught extensively both in this country and as visiting critic and professor and as invited lecturer in institutions around the world. He has also contributed to books, journals and magazines worldwide.