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Aeolian Light Included In Lumen Prize Global Tour!

By on August 20, 2015

We’re over the moon! Quays Culture’s first ever light-based artwork commission, Aeolian Light by Squidsoup is amongst 25 works selected for the Lumen Prize 2015/16 Global Tour, and will be travelling to New York, London, Shanghai and Caerphilly Castle, Wales. The news

Quays Culture at ISEA 2015, Vancouver

By on August 18, 2015

Quays Culture’s programme producer, Lucy Dusgate, is currently at the ISEA in Vancouver, and reports back to us her experience at this celebration of all things electronic and digital art! “ISEA is the International Symposium of Electronic Art which this year

Relive Mini Burble Through Our Mini-Movie!

By on August 14, 2015

It’s over a month since Mini Burble first took to the skies at Salford’s MediaCityUK, but it feels like an age! You’d think we’d have taken a holiday after hosting four different artist companies, nearly 200 volunteer performers and a

Squidsoup’s Aeolian Light Selected For Lumen Prize Online Gallery

By on July 29, 2015

The Quays Culture team is delighted to announce that Aeolian Light, our Winter 2014 commission, has been selected along with 99 other works to be part of the Lumen Prize’s Online Gallery. We’re thrilled to be part of such excellent

Balloons, Song and Dance Take Over MediaCityUK

By on July 21, 2015

Last week, the Piazza at MediaCityUK played host to hundreds of artists, volunteers and participants in a multimedia celebration of all things bright and beautiful. Opening on Tuesday 14th July, Umbrellium‘s MINI BURBLE took to the skies to the heavenly

MINI BURBLE Dance Spectacular This Weekend!

By on July 17, 2015

On Saturday night, our community of MINI BURBLE dancers will be presenting a brand new, one-off performance choreographed by the award-winning company, Boy Blue Entertainment at the MediaCityUK Piazza. This is the same creative team who worked with Danny Boyle

MINI BURBLE: Up, Up and Away!

By on July 16, 2015

It’s been an exciting week at Salford Quays with the launch of MINI BURBLE at the MediaCityUK Piazza from international artists, Umbrellium. Tuesday night saw the first flight of the mesmerising, 10 storey structure made of 300 filled, LED lit

Behind The Scenes: Mini Burble Test Flight at Umbrellium HQ

By on July 3, 2015

The Umbrellium team have been hard at work putting the new and improved design for Mini Burble through its paces, with a scaled down version of the sculpture near their London headquarters. Here are a few exclusive behind the scenes