Peter  Grant

Peter Grant

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South Africa


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Peter Grant was born in South Africa in 1958. The state censor board did not allow television until 1973, and his parents didn't get one until 1974. So he grew up with books. Lots of books. He started out after school as a military man, moved into commercial information technology, and assisted with humanitarian work during South Africa's prolonged civil unrest that led to the end of apartheid in 1994.

After having been all over Africa, he emigrated to the USA in 1997, where there were far more English-language books, and more access to the internet. He married a pilot from Alaska and settled in Tennessee.

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I've always said that I have a logical/intellectual mind, but I'm not much good at artistic stuff - the ability to think in images rather than in words. That's still true, I think, but it may be becoming less so. I've recently been challenged to re-think my approach by a couple of inspirational video clips.

The first is about Inge Druckrey, artist and designer, who's the wife of Edward Tufte. It... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 06:35
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