Building Unnatural Borders

With 2 days until the launch of Unnatural Borders, it’s all hands on deck with the build. Radios are buzzing with activity, trucks are unloading materials and Sober Industries are working alongside Quays Culture and local suppliers to make the event happen. A scaffold tower has been built to house the projectors, which are set […]

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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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Aeolian Light Included In Lumen Prize Global Tour!

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 was announced on Wednesday 19th August at ISEA 2015 in Vancouver, the 21st international symposium […]

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Quays Culture at ISEA 2015, Vancouver

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 is hosted by the beautiful city of Vancouver. This is predominately a conference that sits […]

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