Canada’s Polygon Gallery Showcases Art At A New Angle
The Polygon Gallery is an art gallery operated by the British Columbia Photography and Media Arts Society in Vancouver, and Canada’s largest non-profit photo gallery. The striking new building, designed by Patkau Architects, is located on an exposed site right on the harbour and features the Vancouver City skyline... Read more
Fun Fibre Optics Announce Education Centre In Central London
‘Neuron Pod’ is a striking 23-metre long and 10-metre high free-standing structure that has opened its doors as an informal science learning centre at Queen Mary University of London’s Whitechapel campus. The launch of the giant ‘nerve cell’ science education centre, in London’s East End, was marked by a... Read more
Let There Be Light
After nearly 18 months of planning and installation work a new digital LED lighting system has been unveiled at St. Peter’s Basilica, in Rome. The new innovative design shines like a beacon, welcoming 27,000 pilgrims and art lovers each day. The entire lighting concept for the project was tailor-made... Read more
I’m Laughing at Clouds – Cambridge
I’m Laughing at Clouds is an ensemble of nine tactile lighting columns. By touching sensors embedded in the sculpture, the passer-by can create a composition of light and sound. The lamp posts are programmed to respond to the human touch recording the frequency of a person’s pulse. This data is represented... Read more
Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakesh with ERCO Lighting Tools
The recently inaugurated Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakesh presents itself as a veritable jewel of contemporary museum architecture. The interior of the monolithic brickwork construction designed by Studio KO surprises with its dramatic exhibition concept referencing the theatre and stage. ERCO LED lighting technology installed in a walk-in... Read more
New Immersive Designs to Transform Audience Experiences
Several projects have received funding to apply human-centred design to understand user needs and create new immersive experiences and products. Immersive experiences like virtual, augmented and mixed reality could transform how we interact with the world – from advertising to film, music and museums. To ensure these experiences meet customer... Read more
DALD Complete Lighting Design For Royal Academy of Arts Exhibition
David Atkinson Lighting Design (DALD) recently completed the lighting design for the ‘Oceania’ exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. Oceania is the first ever major survey of Oceanic art to be held in the United Kingdom. This ambitious exhibition celebrates the art of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia,... Read more
Festival Shows Ancient Town In A Whole New Light.
Festival Shows Ancient Town In A Whole New Light. Lichtstadt Feldkirch is a new biennial festival dedicated to creating art with light. Held in Vorarlberg, the inaugural event was an outstanding cultural success for the region. Multiple projects scattered throughout Feldkirch allowed visitors to see the ancient town in... Read more
“My Works Are Not About Light, They Are Light”
The world-famous light artist James Turrell has created an almost mystical light-space on the mountain in Lech Zürs, Vorarlberg, Austria. The piece, called Skyspace Lech, is a perfect example of the successful integration of public art into its surrounding landscape. The Lightroom, located high up in the alpine mountains,... Read more
Amsterdam’s Light Festival Puts Van Gogh’s Starry Night In A New Light.
Every year, innovative and high-end artworks by international and national artists, designers and architects light up the city centre of Amsterdam during Amsterdam Light Festival. The seventh edition takes place from 29 November, and this year thirty artists, designers and architects from sixteen countries share their interpretation of the... Read more
Van Gogh Museum Conserves Energy – and Art!
Van Gogh Museum Conserves Energy – and Art! Serving over 1.5 million visitors per year, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is host to 200 paintings, 400 drawings and 700 letters by Vincent van Gogh, the largest such collection in the world, as well as travelling exhibitions of other... Read more
Tiered Paintings with Dynamic Backlit LED Lighting
Tiered Paintings Artist: Clint Eccher (USA) Trends: A backlit painting with LED technology (dimmable, color controlled) Features: Connected through SmartControls Sources: LpS 2016 in Bregenz www.clinteccher.com   Read more