Opportunity: Be part of Light Up Lancaster with Lancaster BID Ginnels Project

LIGHT ARTISTS BRIEF Artists and lighting specialists are invited to submit proposals for a light art project funded by Lancaster Business Improvement District (BID) and Lancaster City Council (LCC) which is to be launched at Light Up Lancaster Festival in November 2018. We are keen to hear from artists, groups of artists, lighting specialists, contractors […]

Opportunity: Video Mapping Production/Creation Team

The Video Mapping European Center are putting together an international team, under the artistic direction of the Loom Prod members, with the objective of celebrating the anniversary of the City of Lille, France and it’s twinning with a number of other cities internationally. Les Rencontres audiovisuelles and the City of Lille would like to offer […]

Opportunity: Light Night Leeds 2018 – Centenary Cities Projection Commission

As part of the national Centenary Cities project marking 100 years of women’s suffrage, Leeds City Council is looking to commission a new video-mapping and soundscape project for the city’s annual Light Night Leeds event. We are looking for artists to create an exciting and ambitious artwork to re-imagine the façade of the historic Leeds […]

Opportunity: Light Night Leeds 2018 – Centrepiece Projection Commission

Leeds City Council is looking to commission a major new projection mapping and sound-scape for the city’s annual Light Night Leeds event. Following the spectacular ‘Out of the Aire’ by Ross Ashton & Karen Monid in 2017 we are looking for an exciting and ambitious new artwork to re-imagine the façade of Leeds Civic Hall […]

Opportunity: LUMINA Design Contest

Another opportunity today! This one with our friends at LUMINA light festival in Cascais who are calling for both professionals and Art and Design students to participate in their LUMINA Design contest. This year’s contest is the first in a three-year consecutive plan and will be judged by an international panel of Light festival professionals a  the successful artist […]

Opportunity – Shine Emerging Artist Programme 2018

SHINE is an emerging artist commissioning programme delivered in collaboration by Light up the North partners, we recently featured profiles of those who took part in Shine 2017 as Emerging Artists and are now looking to recruit up to four new artists for Shine 2018. Read on if you are interested or click here for […]

Introducing: Shine

SHINE is an emerging artist commissioning programme delivered in collaboration by Light up the North partners Light Night Leeds and Quays Culture. The programme aims to support emerging artists in creating new digital artwork or performances for light festivals and provides bespoke mentoring and training for participants. 2017 was the second year the two organisations […]

Lumiere Conference returns to Durham for 2017

It’s well into November which means it’s almost time for Lumiere. As always, the event will be taking place in Durham 16-19 November. You can find out all about this year’s festival here. 2017 also sees the return of the Lumiere conference which will take place on Friday 17 November and be hosted by Artichoke in association with Durham County […]

Enchanted Parks has a Trailer!

NewcastleGateshead Initiative and Gateshead Council’s popular after-dark arts adventure in the atmospheric setting of Saltwell Park is making a welcome return this festive season. This year we have a trailer! Check it out below – This year’s event tells the enchanting story of Ursula Wailes, the eldest daughter of William Wailes and heiress to the […]

Introducing: Light Lab

With public funding from Arts Council England through Grants for the Arts, the Light Up The North network ran its first Light Lab in Blackpool, between March and June 2017. LUTN members nominated seven light artists who met together for two residential seminars, ten weeks apart, to develop new light work and respond to creative briefs […]