It’s been a busy time for Past Present, over the past few weeks several activities have taken place that highlight interest in this fascinating project. Project Manager Juliette Buss and Lighthouse’s Programme Curator Jamie Wyld spoke at the Imperial War Museum’s conference, Challenging History. Artist Hannah Brady has been out and about with young people, creating a collection of World War 2 images for an augmented reality app. And there was a teacher’s INSET day, where Lives at War was presented to Brighton and Hove’s history teachers. By Juliette Buss (Project Manager, Past Present), Hannah Brady (Artist, Past Present) and Jamie Wyld (Programme Curator, Lighthouse)
In preparation for our forthcoming Motion Capture Lab, a three day intensive training programme for filmmakers, Emily Kyriakides (Lighthouse’s Programme Producer) recently went to visit Centroid, our industry partner on the Lab. They’re a motion capture and character animation studio and services provider who have clients in the film, television and video games industries across Europe. By Ikechukwu Onodugo
This January, Samsung launched the UK's first major prize for digital art, with an eclectic selection of artists shortlisted for the award. We are delighted that Brighton based artists, Semiconductor, were awarded the prize.
We attended the opening of the Samsung Art+ Prize exhibition at the BFI Southbank in London.
By Jamie Wyld, Lighthouse Programme Curator
As part of Cinecity 2011 festivities, Lighthouse screened Nick Collins'
short film, Dark Garden. We also supported a talk and screening with Andrew Kotting, in collaboration with Cinecity. By Jamie Wyld
Laboratory Life goes on tour to Hong Kong, as part of Microwave, the International Media Arts Festival. This year’s edition was entitled Alchemy, with arts and media labs from all over the world coming together to show what can be done when you mix up art, science and technology to produce new, exciting states of making. By Jamie Wyld, Programme Curator
Lighthouse Goes Global – Exhibition in Spain now open
Invisible Fields is one of two exhibitions Lighthouse have produced around the world this month, and is our first show in Spain. This major international show explores the radio spectrum and its effects on our everyday lives. We’re excited to report about the successful launch of the exhibition. By Ikechukwu Onodugo, Communications Intern & Honor Harger, Director