Bringing life to public spaces with Light Art – Speakers announced!

The speaker line up for the Keynote and LAiPS Talks sessions of the “Bringing Life to public spaces with Light Art” international conference taking place in Turin on 2-3 November 2023 has been announced!

Keynote: Dr. Cara Courage, Culture and Place Consultant-Director

Floodlight to spotlight – the big and the small of placemaking

To open the conference, participants will hear from the globally renowned placemaking leader, cultural and creative sector consultant-director and published author Cara Courage. She will offer a definition of placemaking with art & artists as a golden thread. She will illuminate placemaking practices and inspire participants to action.

LAiPS Talks

Inspired by TEDx, the LAiPS Talks are short and inspiring series of 18-minute presentations. A unique line up of international speakers will reflect on their experiences and insights on light art and how it connects to their field of work.

  • Éric LefebvreExecutive Director of Partenariat du Quartier des spectacles, Montréal
  • Andrea Bocco, Professor at Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning, Politecnico di Torino
  • Anna Pellegrino, Associate Professor at Department of Energy, Politecnico di Torino


Dr. Marco Bevolo, Adjunct Professor, World University of Design

A LUCI Team member will co-moderate with Dr. Bevolo

More speakers from the cities of LyonOulu and Turin will be announced soon – stay tuned!

Consult the details of the programme here.

Seats are limited: Register before 1 October to ensure your seat!
LUCI members can also reserve their accommodation in the conference hotel. Two nights are taken in charge by LUCI for one participant per member.

Bringing life to public spaces with Light Art video teaser

(Re)Watch the partners’ short intro to the 3-year project, LAiPS (Light & Art in Public Spaces) that is culminating with the conference in Turin and take a sneak peek of the Light & Art Map!

LAiPS Partners-and-Politecnico

The LAiPS project is co-funded in the category of: Creative Europe – Culture Action COOP1 – Smaller European Cooperation Projects

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