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Looking Sideways with Kevin Kelly

In this special episode of the podcast Looking Sideways, Andrew Sleigh talks with writer, editor and internet pioneer, Kevin Kelly, who has just published a new book, 'The Inevitable', which draws out a broad sweep of trends that he believes will shape our future.

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Top left-bottom right: Ohna Falby, Ailbhe Keogan, Lindsey Dryden, Brian Martin, Kara Smith, Matthew Hellett, Julia Stovell, Becky Bruzas, Sarah Brocklehurst, Jude Goldrei, Ruth Paxton, Lizzie Brown, Aleem Khan, Kate Dolan, Baff Akoto, Paven Virk

GUIDING LIGHTS 8: NEW MENTEES AND NEW PARTNERSHIPS

Following a highly competitive selection process, with more than 215 applications received from across the UK and Ireland, Lighthouse and Creative Skillset are delighted to reveal the new participants to join the eighth edition of the UK’s most prestigious mentoring scheme.

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Artwork from 'Over, Under, Sideways, Down' by Karrie Fransman

INTRODUCING: KARRIE FRANSMAN @ PROGRESS BAR

In the run-up to our Graphic Novels edition of Progress Bar in Brighton on 7 July, we’ve asked our guest speakers to give us a little insight into what they do, their artistic process and what we can expect from them at the event.

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David Blandy – ‘Anjin 1600’, 2012 & 2013

INTRODUCING: DAVID BLANDY @ PROGRESS BAR

In the run-up to our Graphic Novels edition of Progress Bar in Brighton on 7 July, we’ve asked our guest speakers to give us a little insight into what they do, their artistic process and what we can expect from them at the event.

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A still from A Garden for All

INTRODUCING: DANIEL LOCKE @ PROGRESS BAR

In the run-up to our Graphic Novels edition of Progress Bar in Brighton on 7 July, we’ve asked our line-up of artists to give us a little insight into what they do, their artistic process and what we can expect from them at the event.

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GUIDING LIGHTS 7: LOOKING BACK ON A BUSY YEAR

As we welcome the new Guiding Lights 8 mentees, we look back at the highlights and achievements of the 15 writers, director, producers and exhibitors who took part in the seventh edition of the scheme, during 2015-2016.

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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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