The Long Progress Bar, coming through loud and clear on Resonance FM. Photo Michael Umney

RESONANCE FM NEW MEDIA PARTNER

We’re thrilled to announce that Resonance FM is our media partner for The Long Progress Bar, part of Brighton Digital Festival, this September.

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Guiding Lights: Hannah Patterson at Galway Fleadh

GUIDING LIGHTS: HANNAH PATTERSON AT GALWAY FILM FLEADH

Throughout our Guiding Lights film mentoring programme, which runs for nine months in 2015-16, we're publishing a series of articles giving insight into the participants’ journeys and experiences.

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Introducing: Holly Herndon

INTRODUCING: HOLLY HERNDON

A familiar face at Lighthouse, we previously supported Holly Herndon in the making of her video for Home, which premiered at our Improving Reality conference in 2014. Here Juha, Artistic Director at Lighthouse, tells us why he’s invited Holly back, this time to talk with fellow participants at The Long Progress Bar in September about, as she puts it, finding “new ways to love”.

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Juha's set visit to The Sprawl studio during Benjamin H. Bratton's interview

INTRODUCING: METAHAVEN

As a festival of radical imagination, a gathering of international artists and creative thinkers, Amsterdam-based design and research agency Metahaven are a fitting choice for The Long Progress Bar, this September. Here, Juha, the festival’s curator and Artistic Director at Lighthouse explains the importance of their work and what they will be doing at the event.

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Improving Reality 2014. Photo Roberta Matis

THE LONG PROGRESS BAR BURSARY

We are pleased to announce that we will be awarding five tickets to The Long Progress Bar, Lighthouse's festival of radical imagination, as a bursary.

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unMonastery workshops and summit at transmediale 2015. Photo Julian Paul.

INTRODUCING: KEI KREUTLER

Social innovator Kei Kreutler will join us at The Long Progress Bar, our new festival of radical imagination, on September 3 and 4, to talk about emerging methods of empowerment through collective spirit. We asked Juha, the festival’s curator and Artistic Director at Lighthouse, to tell us why Kei’s work is so important, and why we need to know about it.

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Guy Standing taking up the cause at Occupy Washington DC in 20111

INTRODUCING: GUY STANDING

Influential economist Guy Standing is one of many radical thinkers joining us at The Long Progress Bar festival – part of Brighton Digital Festival – this September. We asked the event’s curator, and Lighthouse Artistic Director, Juha van ’t Zelfde why he invited him to take part as a speaker.

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TLPB A still from Saga: an art project by Mat Dryhurst exploring website-specific expression online PRIMARY

INTRODUCING: MAT DRYHURST

With so many inspiring international artists, scholars and social innovators participating in The Long Progress Bar, our new festival of radical imagination, this September, we asked Juha, the festival’s curator, to tell us more about them. Here, he introduces artist Mat Dryhurst.

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Jam City aka music producer Jack Latham

INTRODUCING: JAM CITY

Jam City is one of the many acclaimed artists – whose work addresses, amongst others, themes of digital privacy and economic instability – guesting at our new festival of radical imagination, The Long Progress Bar, in September. We invited Juha, the curator, to tell us more about Jam City’s music, and why he chose him to participate in the festival.

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Laboria Cuboniks, Raise the cosmic diffusers! Xenofeminism: A Politics, 2015. Courtesy: the artist

INTRODUCING: YONEDA LEMMA

The Long Progress Bar is our new festival of radical imagination, taking place this September as part of Brighton Digital Festival. In this Introducing... series of articles, Juha, the curator, tells us more about the global artists and innovators he has invited to participate. First up is musician Yoneda Lemma, who is set to perform live on Day 1.

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Guiding lights 7 Mentees

GUIDING LIGHTS UNVEILS NEWEST COHORT OF RISING TALENT

Made up of a diverse and ambitious group of award-winning film talent, Lighthouse is delighted to announce the 15 candidates selected for Guiding Lights 7.

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A srtill from Stephen Fingleton's The Survivalist

GUIDING LIGHTS AT GALWAY FILM FLEADH

Guiding Lights participants receive an exclusive masterclass from BFI Shorts filmmaker Stephen Fingleton at Galway Film Fleadh.

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