Gaia: The Birth of an End, by Kirsty Mitchell

VIEW SOURCE: GRAPHIC NOVELS

On Thursday 7th July, we’re holding a special Graphic Novel edition of Progress Bar to share the work David Blandy and Daniel Locke have been doing on their Lighthouse and Wellcome Trust supported graphic novel, Out of Nothing. They’ll be joined by special guest – and award-winning comics creator – Karrie Fransman, and David will be playing a DJ set from the history of hiphop. So for this View Source, we asked them to pick out some of their favourite graphic novels, comics, anime, music and other sources of inspiration to share. There are some gems here, so enjoy...

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INTRODUCING: DERK OVER @ PROGRESS BAR

In the run-up to our special games edition of Progress Bar in Brighton on 16 & 17 June, we’ve asked our line-up of talented industry insiders to give us a little insight into what they do and what we can expect from them at the event.

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Oculus ready animation 'Dick Girl' by artist Sidsel Meinche Hansen, produced by Werkflow

INTRODUCING: WERKFLOW @ PROGRESS BAR

In the run-up to our special games edition of Progress Bar in Brighton on 16 & 17 June, we’ve asked our line-up of talented industry insiders to give us a little insight into what they do and what we can expect from them at the event.

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Screenshot from Future Unfolding

VIEW SOURCE: VIDEO GAMES

This week, we’re looking at some of the video games that inspired us to host a special edition of Progress Bar, exploring the medium through art, music and play. The selection features games excelling in narrative, music and design, including those created by our guests and featured in the pop up arcade at the event on June 16 and 17, 2016.

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Recent work by Anna Mikkola

ANNA MIKKOLA NEW STUDIO RESIDENT

Anna Mikkola will be joining us at Lighthouse Studio from September to November 2016 for a residency devised in partnership with The Finnish Institute in London and HIAP (the Helsinki International Artist Programme), which creates international opportunities for Finnish artists.

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GUIDING LIGHTS: PITCHING DAY

Throughout our seventh Guiding Lights film mentoring programme, we're running a series of articles giving insight into the participants’ journeys and experiences.

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Anohni

VIRAL RADIO ON RESONANCE EXTRA #3

Viral Radio is our monthly show on Resonance Extra that presents tracks by the rising stars of the deep web and explores the culture of music for clubs, galleries and games. In the third episode, Juha plays new tracks from Anohni, Chino Amobi, Fatima Al Qadiri, Amnesia Scanner, AGF and many more.

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RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY – LIGHTHOUSE STUDIO

Lighthouse is pleased to announce its second residency opportunity in partnership with The Finnish Institute in London and HIAP – to bring an emerging Finnish artist to the Lighthouse Studio in Brighton.

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AS Chingy

VIEW SOURCE: #12

In this week's edition, Artistic Director Juha van 't Zelfde takes a look at cutting-edge games, Amnesia Scanner's laterst video, created with the Unreal gaming engine and an Oculus Rift, Amnesty International's hologram 'ghost protest', and more.

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Walter’s Way: The Self-Build Revolution. Exhibition Installation. Photo Taran Wilku

VIEW SOURCE: #11

This week's edition is all about makers. As his second series of Looking Sideways goes out on Resonance FM for Lighthouse, presenter Andrew Sleigh takes a look at utopian architecture, open source design, and the collision of art and engineering. Plus, there's a creative project for the weekend.

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SONIC ACTS ACADEMY: A TIMELINE LINE-UP

Juha is part of the curatorial team of this year's Sonic Acts Academy in Amsterdam. For its zine, he wrote about how the programme gradually surfaced from the depths of the web.

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BAFTA NOMINATIONS FOR GUIDING LIGHTERS

Over the years, Guiding Lights participants have achieved great BAFTA success, with their films receiving numerous awards and nominations – a testament to the calibre of both the mentors and mentees who take part – and 2016 is no exception.

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