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Guiding Lights 5 - Mentee Update No. 1

As 2013 draws to a close, we look back on the achievements of the Guiding Lights 5 mentees in a series of spotlight pieces that look at their individual stories.

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Honor Harger To Take New International Position

We announce that our award-winning Artistic Director, Honor Harger, is to be moving on to pastures new early next year.

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Brighton Cryptofestival

In production with Lighthouse and the Open Rights Group, Brighton Cryptofestival was a day of talks, workshops and activities on practical privacy, surveillance and censorship. Storyteller & Technologist Natalie Kane, attended (and learned how to encrypt her email).

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Eloise Smyth in Sea View, photo by Cat Stevens

BFI Shorts – Festival Awards and Nominations

Adding to the news of Orbit Ever After winning the Grand Prix at Encounters in September and being nominated by the festival for the European Film Awards, we’re delighted to announce a further three BFI Shorts festival wins, plus a BIFA nomination.

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Rhizome - Seven on Seven

We sent a small Lighthouse team to Rhizome’s Seven on Seven, to find out the new, and innovative ways that creative technologists and artists are thinking about digital culture. Storyteller and Technologist Natalie Kane, details the day's events.

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Lighthouse Studio - The First Phase

Lighthouse Studio is the new interdisciplinary residency programme we’re developing. We’ll be hosting practitioners from the digital culture world, and other creatives, to catalyse new work and collaborations that will enrich our future programmes. Our Creative Producer, Andrew Sleigh, gives us a recap of the first phase of prototyping.

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Guiding Lights 5 mentor Lucinda Coxon and mentee Lucy Moore, Photograph © Bip Mistry

Guiding Lights 2013 - Celebratory Event

Earlier this week we celebrated another successful year of Guiding Lights - the UK's leading film mentoring programme - at a very special reception at BAFTA, London.

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Leila Johnston speaks at TEDxBrighton © Toby Lewis Thomas

TEDxBrighton

A stimulating day of talks at TEDxBrighton, by Storyteller & Technologist Natalie Kane. This year Lighthouse was proud to sponsor TEDxBrighton, a one-day conference featuring a range of inspiring and innovative speakers with a connection to Brighton. Hosted at the Brighton Dome Corn Exchange, the conference included speakers from a variety of backgrounds, interests, disciplines and perspectives, whose talks focused on legacy, and what we are passing on to future generations.

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The thirteen inaugural ODI nodes.

Lighthouse announced as Open Data Institute Node

We’re delighted to announce that Lighthouse has been selected as one of thirteen inaugural Open Data Institute (ODI) ‘nodes’.

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Adam Rutherford at Lighthouse February Monthly talk.

Adam Rutherford: HELIX – a different way of looking at DNA

Helix tells the history of DNA from the perspective of a 500-year-old man kept alive by genetic therapy, with a story spanning 40,000 years – from ancient chimera, to modern-day spider goats, to speculated future human beings. Adam Rutherford tells us about his involvement with the project, alongside collaborators David Blandy and Daniel Locke and his interest in these biological (and hip-hop) remixes.

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Honor Harger speaking at Lift Conference 2011

Honor Harger nominated for hClub100 2013

We are delighted to announce that our Artistic Director, Honor Harger, has been nominated for the hClub100 2013.

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Natalie Kane

Lighthouse announces new Storyteller and Technologist

We are delighted to announce that Natalie Kane has joined the Lighthouse team in the new role of Storyteller & Technologist.

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