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!

LAiPS Final conference Keynote

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 […]

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LAiPS Final Conference - Bringing life to public spaces with Light Art

Join the “Bringing life to public spaces with Light Art” international conference in Turin!

This conference is the culmination of the 3-year project #LAiPS (Light & Art in Public Spaces) and aims to share the knowledge collected by the partners and explore further the benefits and challenges of light & art for cities. To digitize the cultural content of #lightart, raise its awareness and make it more accessible, the […]

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Register for the LAIPS Final Conference

Registrations are open for the “Bringing life to public spaces with Light Art” international conference! Join city representatives, artists and professionals from all parts of the urban lighting field on 2-3 November 2023 in Turin. This conference, which is the culmination of the 3-year project LAiPS (Light & Art in Public Spaces), aims to share the knowledge […]

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LAiPS project partners met for the 4th Light & Art Lab

Last week, #LAiPS project partners met in City of Amsterdam and City of Rotterdam for the 4th #LightArtLab. City of Lyon, City of Oulu and City of Torino again witnessed the deep impact that permanent light art has on the identity and ambiance of #publicspaces. In many ways, light art can enhance the feeling of security and develop placemaking after dark. Permanent light art is […]

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Back on Vilnius Light Festival & the 700 years of the city

Throughout 2023, Vilnius will have a number of city-wide cultural, educational, and art events to celebrate its 700th anniversary. For a bit of context: In 1323 Gediminas, the Grand Duke of Lithuania, mentioned the city for the very first time in his letters to foreign merchants and craftsmen, and the date, January 25th, has been […]

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City of Light Jyväskylä: Open Call 2023

The 17th City of Light event will be held from 28 September to 7 October 2023. The annual light festival in Jyväskylä announces its Open Call, running until 17 March 2023. More info >> The City of Light Jyväskylä is seeking temporary light installations in various types, mainly for outdoors. Jyväskylä is celebrating its 20th anniversary of […]

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GLOW Eindhoven - Sunflowers for Van Gogh

GLOW Eindhoven light festival is looking for artists

“It’s the city makes GLOW”. Each edition includes 30 to 35 light artwork projects by Dutch and international artists. For the past 17 years, these works have been displayed every November in the centre of Eindhoven and surrounding areas. GLOW is inviting creative people to be part of the 2023 edition The light festival is […]

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Lyon Light Festival 2023: Call for Projects

Fête des Lumières is organising a Call for Projects dedicated to the various horizons of contemporary lighting design. Closing date for applications is 29 March 2023. More info >> Festival of Lights – Call for projects Whether you’re an independent artist or a collective, a student, a young creator or experienced designer, with an association, institution or company, based […]

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©Vejas Aliukas_Vilnius Light Festival

The City of Vilnius celebrates its 700th anniversary in 2023 during Light Festival!

In 1323, on January 25th, Duke Gediminas sent one of his famous letters, as if illuminating this little-known northern land to the eyes of Europeans, and permanently placing Vilnius on the map of the Old Continent. This date is now considered the birthday of Vilnius. Vilnius’ birthday is celebrated brightly every year – during the […]

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GLOW Eindhoven - Beacon

Beacon of Hope –  an international light art co-creation

How can cities adapt to changing social and environmental contexts? Light festivals can be fantastic spaces to reflect, test and cooperate on what is coming up next. Light festivals continue to multiply around the world but are now facing challenges of remaining unique among such an array of festivals, pushing the boundaries of light art […]

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