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Light Up The North SHINE 2023

SHINE Emerging Artist Programme 2023

Light Up the North (LUTN) is a network of 9 light festivals across the north of England. In 2023, eight of the festivals are joining together to award funding to emerging artists working with light, to produce and exhibit new commissions at their 2023/24 light festivals.

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Blackpool Tower Projection Mapping

Blackpool Tower Projection Mapping

We are looking for experienced digital animators to join a wonderfully ambitious project celebrating the world-famous Blackpool Illuminations and to launch at Lightpool Festival 2023.

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Brilliant 2023

BRILLIANT national commissioning scheme is live

Artichoke is inviting anyone aged 18+ to submit their bright idea for new light works for Lumiere 2023. The UK’s light art biennial will take place from 16-19 November 2023 in Durham. Sponsored by locally-owned firm EMG Solicitors Limited, BRILLIANT gives up to six individuals the opportunity to exhibit their work alongside UK and internationally-renowned artists. 

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Bradford Light Art Projects

BD:is LiT 2023 New Light Art Projects

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council in partnership with Bradford 2025, The Leap and The National Science and Media Museum to fund the creation of innovative new light art projects and installations to take place across the District as part of BD:is LiT 2023.

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LUTN Conference

Light Up The North new members

Light up the North (LUTN) is a network of northern light festivals which have come together to share their collective expertise to support both the development of the partner festivals and the wider sector. Through regional, national and international networking and collaboration LUTN nurtures artistic ambition through artist and producer development, co-commissioning and joint fundraising.

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LEAP Lightpool Festival

LEAP Blackpool Workshop Week

LEAP is a free workshop week (4 days) for artists who want to develop skills in projection-mapping

Participants will learn about imitating the dog’s approach to site-specific projection mapping work, from storyboarding, through basic animation and mapping techniques. Together, during the week, we’ll be making a short piece of work to be shown indoors on a model and using software such as After Effects, Photoshop, Isadora and QLab.

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