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!


The city of Mons is organizing the first light festival in Wallonia

From 25 to 28 January and from 01 February to 04 February 2024, 6.30 pm until 12 am, 26 light installations and projections will animate the City of Mons. For 8 evenings, Mons city center will be embellished with art and light, thanks to a captivating itinerary designed to accommodate 25 light installations and projections, […]

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Highlights of the Lyon Light Festival Forum 2023

200 participants from 20 countries including 17 cities officially represented passed through the doors of Les Subsistances for the 2023 edition of the Lyon Light Festival Forum. Co-organised by LUCI and the City of Lyon, the two-day programme which took place on 7 and 8 December 2023 focused on creative angles to imagine the city […]

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New light festivals emerging in LUCI cities

New light festivals emerging in LUCI cities

Light festivals have always held a special place in the hearts of art and culture enthusiasts worldwide and they are also a very important part of the LUCI network, with around 30 light festivals involved. These radiant spectacles blend creativity and technology to bring a festive atmosphere through light, transforming cities into wonderlands. The City […]

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Green Space Dark Skies illuminates nature’s beauty

Green Space Dark Skies, a project from LUCI Associated Member Walk the Plank, is a transformative initiative commissioned for UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK 2022. This project invited 20,000 participants to explore National Parks using special “geolights” powered by renewable energy. Led by Walk the Plank, the interdisciplinary endeavour engaged engineers, poets, and artists to […]

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Festival of Lights: umbrellas from Leipzig travel to Eindhoven

On October 9,  international co-creation project Beacon of Hope by artist duo Craig Morrison and Ant Dickinson lit up Richard Wagner Square as part of the Leipzig Festival of Lights 2023. Since, Beacon of Hope has lit up the City of Eindhoven as an attraction of the GLOW light art festival. From 11th to 18th […]

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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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