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Great Fire 350 : London’s Burning

Artichoke’s festival of arts and ideas, London’s Burning, marked 350 years since the Great Fire of London in 1666. The festival programme included a range of artworks that explored the historical and contemporary themes of the Fire presented through art installations, performances and talks. Watch the finale of London’s Burning, London 1666, a large scale representation of 17th … Continue reading

Temple – David Best: Derry-Londonderry, 14-21 March 2015

David Best and a team of Californian temple builders, local carpenters and the community of Derry~Londonderry have worked together to construct Temple, a 72ft high wooden structure overlooking the city to be set alight on Saturday 21st March 2015. Temple is a collaboration between David Best, whose temples are the highpoint of the USA’s Burning Man Festival … Continue reading

Lumiere Durham, 17-20 November 2011

The LUMIERE festival in Durham is the UK’s largest light festival with more than 30 British and international artists working with light. From dramatic installations, vast animated projections and human rivers of light, to quieter, more subtle interventions on buildings, streets and bridges, LUMIERE will create art lightworks along a city-wide nocturnal trail. Produced by … Continue reading

Lux Scientia: A tripartite light festival in UK, Poland and Estonia

Three light festivals in UK, Poland and Estonia will play host to three commissioned installations, each exploring the scientific and aesthetic aspects of light and developed and rebuilt within site-specific contexts at each festival. Dominik Lejman (Poland) – large-scale works aim to create a new kind of ‘urban’ light-painting – a technique involving video projections onto … Continue reading