TCF “testing tea fabrics” (image from @TCF6edfsdf4c7e7)

INTRODUCING: LARS TCF HOLDHUS

Norwegian artist Lars TCF Holdhus returns to Lighthouse to give a talk and workshop at The Long Progress Bar on 3 and 4 September. Here, our Artistic Director, explains why TCF’s ideas on how to decentralise the online social space must not only be repeated, but taught.

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We're Hiring!

Lighthouse is seeking an Operations Assistant to join our creative team.

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Paul Mason. Photo Antonio Olmos Thumb

INTRODUCING: PAUL MASON

An outspoken, straight-talking journalist and broadcaster, Paul Mason is a timely and relevant voice at The Long Progress Bar this September. Here, Juha, the festival’s curator and Artistic Director at Lighthouse, tells us why he “couldn’t think of a better way to begin Day 1”.

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The Long Progress Bar, coming through loud and clear on Resonance FM. Photo Michael Umney

RESONANCE FM NEW MEDIA PARTNER

We’re thrilled to announce that Resonance FM is our media partner for The Long Progress Bar, part of Brighton Digital Festival, this September.

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Guiding Lights: Hannah Patterson at Galway Fleadh

GUIDING LIGHTS: HANNAH PATTERSON AT GALWAY FILM FLEADH

Throughout our Guiding Lights film mentoring programme, which runs for nine months in 2015-16, we will publish a series of articles giving insight into the participants’ journeys and experiences. In this, our first article, screenwriter Hannah Patterson heads to Galway Film Fleadh with her fellow mentees for masterclasses, marketplace meetings and general industry networking.

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ROOM HIRE SUMMER DEALS

Lighthouse is offering inexpensive spaces over the summer period for meetings, presentations, workshops, user testing, meet ups, rehearsals, screenings, hack days and any other event.

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Introducing: Holly Herndon

INTRODUCING: HOLLY HERNDON

A familiar face at Lighthouse, we previously supported Holly Herndon in the making of her video for Home, which premiered at our Improving Reality conference in 2014. Here Juha, Artistic Director at Lighthouse, tells us why he’s invited Holly back, this time to talk with fellow participants at The Long Progress Bar in September about, as she puts it, finding “new ways to love”.

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Juha's set visit to The Sprawl studio during Benjamin H. Bratton's interview

INTRODUCING: METAHAVEN

As a festival of radical imagination, a gathering of international artists and creative thinkers, Amsterdam-based design and research agency Metahaven are a fitting choice for The Long Progress Bar, this September. Here, Juha, the festival’s curator and Artistic Director at Lighthouse explains the importance of their work and what they will be doing at the event.

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Improving Reality 2014. Photo Roberta Matis

THE LONG PROGRESS BAR BURSARY

We are pleased to announce that we will be awarding five tickets to The Long Progress Bar, Lighthouse's festival of radical imagination, as a bursary.

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unMonastery workshops and summit at transmediale 2015. Photo Julian Paul.

INTRODUCING: KEI KREUTLER

Social innovator Kei Kreutler will join us at The Long Progress Bar, our new festival of radical imagination, on September 3 and 4, to talk about emerging methods of empowerment through collective spirit. We asked Juha, the festival’s curator and Artistic Director at Lighthouse, to tell us why Kei’s work is so important, and why we need to know about it.

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Guy Standing taking up the cause at Occupy Washington DC in 20111

INTRODUCING: GUY STANDING

Influential economist Guy Standing is one of many radical thinkers joining us at The Long Progress Bar festival – part of Brighton Digital Festival – this September. We asked the event’s curator, and Lighthouse Artistic Director, Juha van ’t Zelfde why he invited him to take part as a speaker.

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TLPB A still from Saga: an art project by Mat Dryhurst exploring website-specific expression online PRIMARY

INTRODUCING: MAT DRYHURST

With so many inspiring international artists, scholars and social innovators participating in The Long Progress Bar, our new festival of radical imagination, this September, we asked Juha, the festival’s curator, to tell us more about them. Here, he introduces artist Mat Dryhurst.

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