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Visit the new Imax; there is plenty to learn

The opening on the South Bank of the largest imax cinema in the uk last weekend marks a double benefit. The eradication of the toxic 'bull ring' underpass eyesore, and the promised flood of public art represents one level of gain, of course. But the other is much richer and less well understood. It is the infinite learning space of the IMAX experience itself.


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