Artistic Director and CEO
Alli leads the artistic and strategic vision and programme for Lighthouse, with a focus on representing an inspiring and challenging range of voices and art forms in art, technology and society.
Under Alli’s direction, Lighthouse continues to ignite powerful interrogations into cultural themes explored by artists and creatives, through commissioning new works, supporting artists and nurturing new talent.
With over 15 years of experience working with leading contemporary artists such as Ryan Gander, Random International and TeamLab. Before joining Lighthouse, Alli produced programmes of temporary and permanent commissions across the globe.
Head of Operations & Special Projects
Emma is Head of Operations and joined Lighthouse as Administrator in 2005. Emma leads on venue and commercial development, oversees the smooth running of our office and venue, manages our operations team and oversees event management and project support for all Lighthouse activities. She also supports the Executive Director with fundraising, board and stakeholder liaison and general organisational management.
She is a graduate in Graphic Art & Illustration and an expert doodler. In her previous roles at Lighthouse she carried out our marketing, print design, and all of our administration. She is the heart and soul of the organisation and can often be found providing the warmest welcome in Brighton to our guests, visitors, audiences, colleagues and tenants at Lighthouse.
Lucie works on the programme team supporting the development and delivery of commissions, exhibitions, and residencies, including Paso (2022), The Informals II (2021) and If I Could Get to You (2021). They manage the Lighthouse Young Creatives programme and Open Sessions 2022-23.
Lucie is an award-winning artist filmmaker whose work has screened internationally at over 80 festivals including MoMA’s Doc Fortnight, EIFF, and Tampere. Her films have toured with the British Council, BFI and videoclub, and have been broadcast on Channel 4.
Since 2015, Lucie has worked with a number of UK arts charities including as committee member of Tin Roof Arts & Dundee Ceramics Workshop, Artistic Programme Volunteer at Photoworks, Film Curator for Queer the Pier BMAG, Shadow Trustee at RPMT, and is also a member of the Working Class Creatives Database.
Lydia assists across the operations, communications, and programme teams at Lighthouse, supporting the delivery and promotion of all of Lighthouse’s work, as well as the day-to-day operations of the building. Lydia joined Lighthouse through the Government’s Kickstart scheme in 2021 and has since assisted with the production of Brighton Digital Festival, and the PASO exhibition at Fabrica gallery; as well as supported a complete refresh of the Lighthouse website.
Alongside her passion for arts charity work, Lydia is an artist, specialising in figurative paintings that explore heteronormativity, and female sexuality and how these function within the digital sphere. Since graduating with a BA in Fine Art: Painting, she has independently organised shows across Brighton & Hove.
Head of Programme
Sian is Senior Producer at Lighthouse, developing and producing new commissions, exhibitions, film, and artist residencies. Her project portfolio includes The Informals II by Polina Medvedeva & Andreas Kühne, an exhibition and live cut documentary performance for Brighton Festival 2021, Nwando Ebizie's Distorted Constellations for Brighton Festival 2019, and radical internet documentary The Sprawl in collaboration with award-winning Dutch design studio Metahaven. Sian is also responsible for Guiding Lights, the UK’s most prestigious mentoring scheme for professional filmmakers (past mentors include Danny Boyle, Barbara Broccoli, Sam Mendes, Julian Fellowes, Paul Greengrass, Alex Garland, Abi Morgan and Kenneth Branagh).
Before joining Lighthouse in 2012, Sian worked in development for the UK Film Council’s First Feature Stream, and the BFI Film Fund. She began her career at BBC Panorama, moving to Poisson Rouge Pictures in 2005. Sian has worked on several UK and international productions including Francois Ozon’s ‘Angel’, Luca Guadagnino’s ‘I Am Love’ and Marek Losey’s ‘The Hide’, and in development on Bola Agbaje’s ‘Gone Too Far’. She produced short film ‘The Holiday’ in 2010.