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.
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.
Inspired by David Blandy's exhibition, Odysseys, the evening of 19 September saw an array of new manga characters being created at a comic book workshop organised by Lighthouse and hosted by Phoenix Brighton as part of the Brighton Digital Festival. By Emilie Giles.
Lighthouse's Emily Kyriakides, Sian Habell-Aili and Roberta Mataityte recently attended Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival in Bristol. One of UK's longest running short film festivals, the visit was timed to coincide with our announcement of the projects selected for the BFI Shorts 2012 scheme.
In partnership with FÁS Screen Training Ireland and Bórd Scannánna hÉireann/Irish Film Board we are pleased to be able to offer support for two eligible Irish applicants to participate in the next edition of Guiding Lights. We are now accepting applications from Irish writers and directors and will select one from each discipline.
On Friday, Miriam, Roberta and I went along to Playful conference at Conway Hall in London. Playful is a fun conference - as you'd expect - looking at design, games and interactive work, with presentations from experts in the field of playfulness. Varying between 3D-printed sourdough-enhanced game controllers to hand-clapping games to the art of suffering within gaming, the conference offered a special view into the world of play with and without technology.