News from the light art world…

LUCI Association and its members have worked extensively on light art over the years – check out some examples below!

C&L Awards - One month left to apply

One month left to apply for the LUCI Cities & Lighting Awards!

Cities and other organisations have until 9 September 2022 to fill in the Application Form 2022 and submit it to awards@luciassociation.org! Do not miss your chance to promote urban lighting sustainability and highlight your project’s positive impact. Be part of the LUCI network worldwide collective knowledge on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of LUCI. […]

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LUCI Summer Reading List

☀️ Take some time this summer for some light reading! Check out some of the recent LUCI urban lighting publications where you can read all about smart lighting from various city perspectives, explore how cities use light to create unique nightscapes, learn about the growing trend of light festivals worldwide, and find out more about […]

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Amsterdam Light Festival 2022: Call for Concepts

During the Call for Concepts, the Amsterdam Light Festival invites creatives from all over the world to submit a concept for a light artwork. CALL FOR CONCEPTS EDITION 12 The Call for Concepts for Amsterdam Light Festival Edition 12 is now open. You can submit a concept until August 23, 2022. The theme for the […]

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Lighting with children: exchanges on inclusive, participative creative lighting at LLFF2021

Over 190 participants from around the world explored creative lighting in cities at the Lyon Light Festival Forum (LLFF) on 8 – 10 December 2021 during the Fête des Lumières light festival.   Organised every year by LUCI in collaboration with the City of Lyon, the Lyon Light Festival Forum offers creative lighting professionals a […]

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The virtues of contemporary light festivals

Tim Edensor, researcher of cultural geography at Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), and author of the book From Light to Dark: Daylight, Illumination, and Gloom, talked light festivals with Cities & Lighting magazine. Light has long been deployed to enchant spectators. In the 17th and 18th centuries, European monarchs bedazzled subjects with lavish displays of fireworks, […]

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Celebrating 10 years of the Ghent Light Festival

The Ghent Light Festival celebrated its 10-year anniversary in 2021 by bringing back some of its most populat light art installations over the years. Every three years, the Ghent Light Festival has illuminated the city of Ghent in Belgium with artworks by national and international light artists. Taking place on 10-14 November, the 2021 edition […]

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LUCI AGM Tartu – a one-of-a- kind event

The LUCI Annual General Meeting 2021 in Tartu, Estonia brought together over 200 LUCI members and the urban lighting community in an unprecedented, one-of-a kind, hybrid format. 100 in-person participants in Tartu 110 online participants Over 27 speakers    44 cities officially represented Lighting professionals from 45 countries Following almost two years limited to online […]

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Creative Europe project led by LUCI is looking for a Progressive Web App developer (call for tenders)

Light & Art in Public Spaces (LAiPS) is a new EU project that aims to strengthen city capacities on permanent light art installations in public spaces. It will do this by fostering transnational cooperation among cities, exchanging best practices, and making use of innovative digital tools. Led by LUCI, this 3-year project funded by the Creative Europe […]

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Creative Europe project led by LUCI is looking for an external evaluator (call for tenders)

Light & Art in Public Spaces (LAiPS) is a new EU project that aims to strengthen city capacities on permanent light art installations in public spaces. It will do this by fostering transnational cooperation among cities, exchanging best practices, and making use of innovative digital tools. Led by LUCI, this 3-year project funded by the Creative Europe […]

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LUCI and 3 member cities launch new EU project on permanent light art

Earlier this year, LUCI and three of its city members launched a new European project called Light & Art in Public Spaces (LAiPS). This exciting new venture, co-funded by the Creative Europe programme, will see LUCI and the cities of Lyon (France), Oulu (Finland) and Turin (Italy) explore the role of permanent light art installations […]

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