Cultural Connections with Duet

DUET was an ambitious piece of work about finding space for reflection, expression and connection in our daily lives. DUET anonymously connects participants from the UK and India, allowing them to build a unique relationship with someone on the other side of the world for up to a year. Participants are invited to exchange details […]

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Announcing: SHINE Artists

After shortlisting and interviews, we are delighted to announce that we will be presenting work from 4 emerging artists at Lightwaves 2017 through the SHINE Programme in collaboration with Light Night Leeds. Artists include: Brink Dance Company and Howl Creative A collaborative installation piece combining live dance performance with projection (digital and physical worlds), looking […]

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Drawing the Endangered

Greater Manchester groups get creative during Unnatural Borders During the run of Unnatural Borders, our latest exhibition at MediaCityUK, art groups from across Greater Manchester took part in a borough-wide competition, interpreting the sculptures in their medium of choice. We saw pen, pencil, paint and pastel, as well as some 3D sculpture from an array […]

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Looking back at Lightwaves 2016

In December 2016, Salford Quays and MediaCityUK became home to 9 large-scale, digital light artworks as part of Lightwaves, the UK’s biggest digital light festival. The programme was our most ambitious to date, with a brand new commission as well as presentations of work from both UK and international artists. Heart Beat by GNI Projects […]

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International Symposium ‘Light, Arts, Cities’ at Leeds Light Night this October

The Light Up the North Network & Light Night Leeds are set to host Light, Arts, Cities, an international symposium on Friday 7th October 2016. The symposium has been designed to explore 4 key themes in relation to light festivals and their impact on a city. These are: Place, Audience, Artist and Sustainability. Speakers include artists, academics […]

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