Light art during social distancing


As the world grapples with the Covid19 situation, you can always count on artists to lift up our spirits, and light art is no exception.

See what LUCI members have been up to to light up the world in small but important ways:


Berlin Leuchtet presents Lights of Hope 

Watch daily videos of light art works from around the world at 20:30 CET
> Watch the videos here 




Creatmosphere presents Coin de Paradis 


Laurent Louyer, of Creatmosphere, decided to start projecting images of nature, and then of artists, on the facade across from his appartment window.

The project has become a combination of showing gratitude to the health workers and an open air museum for a few local residents to enjoy during the French confinement period.

Check out daily projections of artworks curated by Laurent Louyer, visible at 21:00 CET
> View the works here 




The City of Galway and Galway2020 present “Savage Beauty”

“Savage Beauty”, a light installation produced by Finnish artist Kari Kola, illuminated the Connemara mountains with 1,000 lights in March as part of the Galway 2020 programme.

Watch the video here 


Luminale goes digital

While the Luminale Biennial could not take place this year as planned due to the Covid19 situation, virtual versions of countless light art works and installations can be viewed on Luminale’s website and digital channels, under the hashtag #luminaledigital.

See the light installations here


OCUBO brings light art to your window with Art2U 

“Stay where you are, art is coming 2u” is the concept behind Art2U from OCUBO.

The project is an itinerant art installation with large-scale projections that aims to create a link between cultural creation and people from areas that have less access to the arts. A specially adapted mobile van travels through several areas of cities from the north to the south of Portugal, while different performances of different artistic areas are projected on several buildings of the city. The public can watch the projections from their window, or follow via live stream on OCUBO’s social media platforms. Art2U has traveled through Almada and will be in Lisbon for the second edition from 8 – 11 June 2020.


>Watch the video here.


Do you have a light art project to share? LUCI members can send projects to luci@luciassociation.org to be included in this article



Image courtesy of ©Creatmosphere; Image courtesy of © Galway2020, photo credits: Christopher Lund and Cormac McMahon; Image courtesy of ©OCUBO
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