The Wave Epoch will be showing at Brighton Festival 2018.

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.

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Re-Imagined Futures Open Call

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.

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Sculpture made from waste electronics outside Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab. Photo Andrew Sleigh

MAKER CULTURE IN SHENZHEN: BOTTOM-UP AND TOP-DOWN

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.

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Guiding Lights: Feature Focus mentees  (back L to R): Rubika Shah, Corinna Faith, Nick Rowland, Rose Glass, Isobel Pietsch, (front) Marie Lidén and Chris Shepherd

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.

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GUIDING LIGHTS & OSKA BRIGHT FILM FESTIVAL

In 2016, Becky Bruzas and Matthew Hellett took part in the eighth edition of Lighthouse's Guiding Lights scheme.

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Bex Fidler

MEET OUR NEW PROJECT MANAGERS

Lighthouse continues to expand its exciting programme and we are pleased to welcome Bex Fidler and Jamila Prowse as Project Managers for Viral and Last Dance.

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Flava D and Elijah at the launch of Last Dance. Photo by XC Photos

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.

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Guiding Lights 9 mentee – Nicky Lianos. Photo by Zoe Manders.

GUIDING LIGHTS: WHY THE HELL AM I DOING THIS? NICKY LIANOS ON FINDING INSPIRATION AT GALWAY FILM FLEADH

Throughout the ninth edition of our film mentoring programme, Guiding Lights, the mentees are writing about their journeys and experiences. In July, the group went to Galway Film Fleadh where they took part in industry events, a masterclass, and pitched projects at the Marketplace. Award-winning director Nicky Lianos tells us about her experience.

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From top to bottom, left to right: Rachel Henson and Neil Manuell, Harmeet Chagger-Khan, Tom Bowtell and Elliot Hall, Steven Eastwood, George Butler, Szymon Wyrzykowski and Olivia Madume, and Dee Harvey. Photo: Aleida Strowger.

THE REFRAMED PROJECT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME BEGINS

We are pleased to announce the seven teams and individuals taking part in the Reframed Project Development Programme who will develop an immersive and/or interactive storytelling project at Lighthouse, between July and September.

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GUIDING LIGHTS 9 MENTEES

After a highly competitive selection process, during which over 230 applications were assessed, Lighthouse and Creative Skillset are delighted to announce the new mentees taking part in the ninth edition of Guiding Lights, the UK’s flagship film mentoring scheme.

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The Sprawl (Propaganda About Propaganda) by Metahaven, Brighton Festival 2016 - Photo Roberta Matis

ARTS COUNCIL NPO FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT

Lighthouse to receive continued Arts Council England portfolio funding from 2018-2022.

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Hito Steyerl. HOW NOT TO BE SEEN: A Fucking Didactic Educational .Mov File. 2013. Still image, single screen 1080p .mov file, 14min. © Hito Steyerl. Courtesy Wilfried Lentz Rotterdam

RE-IMAGINE EUROPE

Lighthouse announces it will be the UK partner for Re-Imagine Europe, a new four-year collaboration that joins ten cultural organisations with artists and audiences across nine European countries.

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