|One Way or Another
|Night Big Bang
|Fish Are Jumping
|Human Aquarium: Deep Water
|Decade of Light
|Walk the Plank
Lightwaves Salford invites you to explore a trail of dramatic light art installations that animate and transform the waterside environment at Salford Quays and MediaCity. This year we’ll be celebrating our 10th Lightwaves with a trail of 15 illuminated works from established as well as emerging artists, both local, national and international, bringing a variety of different pieces; thought-provoking, surprising and playful.
We are offering free guided tours of this year’s festival, giving you the opportunity to learn about the inspiration behind the artworks and how they made their way to the Lightwaves’ programme. Tours are led by a member of the Quays Culture team and last 45 mins – 1 hour. Booking details and links are below:
|1900, Friday 8th / BSL tour
|1500, Saturday 9th / BSL tour of Julia and Axel followed by BSL tour or Lightwaves
|12:00 Saturday 9th / Artist Talk
|1700, Saturday 9th / Public tour
|1600, Sunday 10th / Public tour
|1800, Sunday 10th / Public tour in Mandarin
A beautiful display with hundreds of hand-made, illuminated fibre optic flowers. Crystal Flowers is a reminder to take our time more often and appreciate the stunning natural world around us.
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Human Aquarium: Deep Water
By Annabeth Robinson, University of Salford in collaboration with Yorkshire Life Aquatic
Centring on a projection mapped origami boat, the Deep Water installation is a thought-provoking immersive installation reflecting on the effect of climate change and pollution on the Oceans and Waterways of the world.
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Lightwaves Salford is part of the Quays Culture Programme, a partnership initiative with a mission to animate public spaces, bringing extraordinary art into the heart of the community for everyone to experience free of charge
With thanks to Salford’s Culture and Place Partnership.