Alternate Realities – a conversation between Lighthouse and BDF
For the 2018 Brighton Digital Festival, Lighthouse will be presenting selected works from the Alternate Realities programme which launched at Sheffield Doc Fest in June. While the specific works are still to be announced (watch this space!) we can guarantee the programme will be immersive and interactive. The works will explore notions of borders, divisions, identity and how technology enables us to interpret and engage with them.
GRIME, ART AND SCIENCE COLLIDE TO RE-IMAGINE CULTURE FOR BRIGHTON FESTIVAL
Last Dance: The Wave Epoch, a unique collaboration between grime DJ and producer Elijah, musician GAIKA and visual artists Haroon Mirza and Jack Jelfs for Brighton Festival (24 May) imagines what culture will be like in 2000 years' time.
OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS - LAST DANCE: RE-IMAGINED FUTURES
Exciting opportunity at Lighthouse! We are looking for proposals from women and self identifying women artists, or curators programming work by women artists to contribute to our Last Dance: Re-Imagined Futures programme in May. Deadline 16th April.
Lighthouse Creative Producer Andrew Sleigh reflects on his recent trip to Shenzhen, China’s world-leading centre of electronics manufacturing, where he spoke to makers about innovation, entrepreneurship, “cheap knock-offs” and (the lack of) work-life balance.
ALUMNI BECOME MENTORS ON NEW EDITION OF GUIDING LIGHTS
Guiding Lights: Feature Focus is a new iteration of Lighthouse’s flagship mentoring scheme, aimed at filmmakers making their first feature, who will be mentored by talented and experienced Guiding Lights alumni.
LAST DANCE LAUNCH: CLUB CULTURE AND THE NEXT GENERATION OF MUSIC-MAKERS
In July, Associate Artistic Director Elijah launched Last Dance, a vital investigation into the decline of UK club culture consisting of a series of club nights, talks, performances, exhibitions and online publications.