Desire of Codes by Seiko Mikami. Exhibitied at Japan Media Arts Festival 2013.

A View from Japan

Contemporary media art, popular culture, Japanese anime and manga coexist happily at the Japan Media Arts Festival. by Honor Harger

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Explorations into DNA and space - artist residency at Lighthouse by David Blandy

David Blandy writes about the beginnings of his residency at Lighthouse in which he will collaborate and work on projects that explore the discovery of DNA and metaphorical space exploration. His Studio will be open to visitors throughout Brighton Science Festival

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Guiding Lights 5 Mentees

New Guiding Lights Mentees Announced

Following an intensive selection process, with over 310 applications received from writers, directors and producers across the UK and Ireland, Lighthouse and Creative Skillset are delighted to reveal the twelve candidates selected for Guiding Lights 2013. For a second year running, we are also partnering with Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) and Screen Training Ireland to include two Irish filmmakers.

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International Space Orchestra by Nelly Ben Hayoun

We are thrilled to announce that Lighthouse is one of the co-producers of a new film that documents the creation of The International Space Orchestra by experience designer, Nelly Ben-Hayoun. By Jamie Wyld

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I Am Nasrine’s Micsha Sadeghi as the title character

BAFTA nomination for Guiding Lights mentee Tina Gharavi

Tina Gharavi nominated for BAFTA for ‘Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer’

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Guiding Lights 2013 - update

We're delighted to announce that we've selected 12 new recruits to the Guiding Lights scheme.

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Work with us

We're looking for volunteers to help with our Open-Studio as part of Brighton Science Festival 2013 this February/March.

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Happy New Year!

All of us at Lighthouse would like to wish our friends, colleagues, collaborators, visitors and supporters a very Happy New Year.

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Bling My Card - LED workshop by Natalia Buckley

Lighthouse's resident technologist Natalia Buckley writes about bringing Bling My Card - a conductive paint and LED christmas card making workshop - to Lighthouse earlier this month. An event that sparked creativity with electronics, whilst bringing a festive glow and raising money for a local charity.

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Guiding Lights mentee at Sundance Film Festival

Documentary feature by Andy Heathcote officially selected for Sundance 2013

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Shoot the Wrx – Jeff Keen by Jamie Wyld

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery’s Fine art and print galleries have been taken over by a feast of Jeff Keen’s mind-blazing art, in a retrospective of his life’s work - Shoot the Wrx - on until February 2013. Collages, prints, paintings, films, books and found objects in the galleries attest to the uniqueness of one of the UK’s true experimental visionaries.

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"Immaterials: Light Painting WiFi" by Timo Arnall (with Jørn Knutsen & Einar Sneve Martinussen). To be exhibited in Invisible Fields.

Brighton Digital Festival is Looking for a Director

Our colleagues at Wired Sussex are accepting applications for Festival Director for the UK's most exciting new festival of digital culture - Brighton Digital Festival.

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