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dConstructing The Invisible

Lighthouse Artistic Director Honor Harger was asked by Jemima Kiss at The Guardian to share her impressions of this year's dConstruct conference. Her unedited piece is below.

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The artist as engineer: we need to talk about infrastructure

It falls to artists to make the invisible visible, writes Paul Graham Raven, and ask what infrastructure means and why it matters.

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Immaterials artist Timo Arnall on seeing the invisible

Making the intangible tangible: Timo Arnall discusses the Immaterials exhibition now showing at Lighthouse

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Tobias Revell - Speaker at Improving Reality 2013

We’re building worlds with Improving Reality speaker, Tobias Revell

Our Improving Reality media partners Arc invited Revell – an artist, designer, and an associate at Superflux – to explore the future of infrastructure. Armed with new materials and techniques, we may be able to grow our way out of our current problems. The thing is, do we dare?

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Honor Harger speaking at Lift. Photo: Ivo Näpflin / http://www.flickr.com/photos/liftconference/

Arc interviews Honor Harger + Improving Reality ticket giveaway

Arc is Improving Reality’s media partner and will be covering the event in real-time. The day’s already sold out, BUT there are five tickets to give away as prizes. Read on to find out more about the competition and background to Improving Reality this year.

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Field Study - filming on location

BFI Shorts - Update 6 - Field Study

Marking a major milestone for the scheme, the last BFI Short - Field Study - recently completed filming.

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Andrew Sleigh

Lighthouse announces new Creative Producer

We're delighted to announce that Andrew Sleigh has joined Lighthouse in the key role of Creative Producer.

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Lighthouse goes to Galway

Guiding Lights had a great trip to sunny Galway last week for the excellent Film Fleadh, and took part in a packed schedule of screenings, meetings and intensive networking. The twelve programme participants received a truly Irish welcome from the festival team, who made sure everyone got the most out of their stay. By Sian Habell-Aili.

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Paul Raven

Infrastructure Fiction

Writer, Paul Graham Raven, introduces the idea of Infrastructure Fiction, ahead of his talk at Lighthouse's Improving Reality 2013 conference this September.

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 The SciFoo 2013 alumini, photographed at Google, June 2013.

And everything is possible again - SciFoo13

This year I was fortunate enough to be invited to Science Foo Camp, or SciFoo, in California. It's exactly two weeks since it all came to an end, and it's time to write up what stands as one of the more transformational experiences I've had in some time. By Honor Harger.

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Cannes Film Festival 2013

Lighthouse at Cannes Film Festival 2013

Lighthouse sent a special envoy to this year's Cannes Film Festival in the form of Programme Producer Emily Kyriakides and Project Manager Sian Habell-Aili.

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Andy, Steve the farmer, John Cooper (Sundance Festival director), Phil (Steve’s dad) and Heike Bachelier (co-director of The Moo Man)

THE MOO MAN - Kickstarting Life After Sundance

Following THE MOO MAN’s huge festival success, former Guiding Lights mentee Andy Heathcote provides an insight into self distribution, crowdfunding and life as an independent filmmaker.

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