Juha van ’t Zelfde: shedding light on contemporary art

CONTEMPORARY ART: A CRASH COURSE

Renowned de Appel arts centre and Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art – the Netherlands' equivalents of London's ICA and Whitechapel Gallery – are running KUNST NU (Art Now), a six-part crash course in contemporary art, from 17 September to 26 November 2015. Lighthouse Artistic Director Juha van ’t Zelfde delivers his crash course on Arts and Technology on 14 and 15 October.

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Still from Holly Herndon's 'Home' video, a Lighthouse/Metahaven co-production

NEW TRUSTEES AT LIGHTHOUSE

We are delighted to welcome five new members to the Board of Trustees – each who bring specialist knowledge, enthusiasm and a wealth of experience that will help shape Lighthouse's exciting future in 2015 and beyond.

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RAM House created by Space Caviar (Simone C. Niquille and Joseph Grima) and PROKOSS. Photo © Delfino Sisto Legnani

THE GUEST LIST: JOSEPH GRIMA

Progress Bar brings together some of the most vanguard contemporary artists, musicians, producers and designers in a single evening of inspiring conversation and cutting-edge music.

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Demi Awosile's Acoustic Fabrics exhibition at Southbank Centre

THE GUEST LIST: YEMI AWOSILE

We're delighted to have designer Yemi Awosile as a guest speaker at our fourth edition of Progress Bar on 4 June. She joins our line up of radical designers and music producers to discuss her work, which is informed by cultural insights translated through textiles and material processes.

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Domestic Anxiety ©  Simone C. Niquille

SIMONE C. NIQUILLE ON DIGITAL PRIVACY

Simone C. Niquille is one of a group of international artists, musicians and designers, including Holly Herndon, Metahaven and Hito Steyerl, investigating the intimate relationship we have with digital platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo.

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BFI SHORTS TEAM TO MAKE THEIR DEBUT FEATURE

Faye Gilbert and Yaw Basoah's feature Kill Her Witch has been selected for Film London's production scheme, Microwave.

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11 TRACKS YOU NEED TO HEAR BEFORE PROGRESS BAR

A selection of Soundcloud tracks to warm up for the June Progress Bar.

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Progress Bar Mix: Arnod Vorrzpkngrrr

PROGRESS BAR MIX 04: ARNOD VORRZPKNGRRR

Each month, we ask a Brighton-based producer to create a special mix. Progress Bar Mix 04 has been created by the collective Arnod Vorrzpkngrrr, who will be performing at June's event.

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Ville Haimala

VILLE HAIMALA NEW STUDIO RESIDENT

We're pleased to announce that in September 2015 we’ll be welcoming DJ, musician, producer and artist, Ville Haimala to Lighthouse Studio.

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Meljoann finding her groove at the fair

PROGRESS BAR MIX 03: MELJOANN

Each month, we ask a Brighton-based producer/DJ to create a special mix. May's Progress Bar DJ, Meljoann, tells us about her mix, her music and her alter ego, Scout Hardcastle.

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Joseph Popper making a model airfield for his installation, The Same Face, at his London studioirfield for his installation, The Same Face, at his London studio

JOSEPH POPPER: IN CONVERSATION

EXPLORING IDEAS AT THE LIMITS OF CERTAINTY

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DRUZE, TAQIYA, ISIS

Research in progress. All of this will make sense one day.

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