HOME   ARCHIVE   GALLERY   SHOP   ABOUT US      
 

 
FREE DIGITAL LIGHT FESTIVAL AT SALFORD QUAYS
 

Star date: 3rd December 2017

LIGHTWAVES FESTIVAL SEES TWELVE DIGITAL LIGHT EXPERIENCES

Lightwaves 2017
Friday 8th-Sunday 17th December
Salford Quays noon-10:30pm free

The now annual Lightwaves Festival at Salford Quays this year features twelve digital light experiences, eight artworks at The Lowry and a special Baby Moves Workshop at the Lowry Outlet on Saturday 9th December, for babies and toddlers.

Full details here...


Lightwaves 2017 at Salford Quays Lightwaves 2017 at Salford Quays Lightwaves 2017 at Salford Quays
Lightwaves 2017 at Salford Quays
click image to enlarge

This year's Quays Culture Lightwaves Digital Light Festival runs from this Friday 8th December until Sunday 17th December, and features twelve free outdoor light experiences, plus eight artworks at The Lowry and a special Baby Moves Workshop for babies and toddlers at the Lowry Outlet on Saturday 9th December.

The outdoor lights span the area from the MediaCityUK Plaza to The Lowry and include all sorts of strange but dazzling interactive works...

...I FORGOT is a collaboration between artist Jackie Kay and Salford based Soup Collective which features a 15 metres long neon sign board. The audience is invited to telephone the work and leave messages about what they forgot to say, which will then be re-worked into a poem.

Meanwhile, HYDROZOME is a large waterside rope sculpture of light, sound and interactivity by Belgian artist Tom Dekyvere, which sees a microphone placed in the River Irwell, capturing the sounds underneath the surface, and then translating them from soundwaves into lightwaves.

There's also top works from Blackpool Illuminations, including a Pirate Tableau, Sooty, Sweep and Soo, and Star Trek, plus a special showcase of one hundred faces and places of Greater Manchester, created from photos submitted by local people. DUET is a public artwork by Invisible Flock, created via data from a mobile phone app in which people from India and the UK exchange details of their lives.

The SHINE is an emerging artist programme that features four new small scale commissions by up and coming artists; Brink Dance Company and Howl Creative perform in the University of Salford's foyer at MediaCityUK campus. Kira Zhigalina creates an immersive and interactive installation, visualising breathing with a digital dome. Will Hurt brings his Abstract Playground AP3 consoles to The Lowry foyer areas and Naifei Wu's childlike robots relate stories from the people of Manchester.

At the weekends, Sarah Wakeford is running Light Graffiti Workshops, for all ages in small groups or solo... "This interactive workshop captures participants' light graffiti on camera, allowing the public to download and enjoy" state the organisers.

On Saturday 9th December, between 10am and 11am, there's also a Baby Moves Workshop being held on the ground floor of the Lowry Outlet in free 15 minute sessions...

"Open to parents with babies and toddlers, recommended for children aged six months to 2.5 years old, this is a fun way to encourage children's physical and social development through sensory and creative play" state the organisers "Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis..."

Lightwaves 2017
Friday 8th -Sunday 17th December
Salford Quays noon-10:30pm free

For more details and to download a Lightwaves festival guide see the website http://quaysculture.com/  or the Quays Culture Facebook page – click here or the Lightwaves 2017 Facebook event page - click here

Please enter your comment below:
 
 
 
Salford Star Hoodies
Salford Star contact
Deli Lama
advertisement
 
Contact us
phone: 07957 982960
Facebook       Twitter
 
 
Recent comments
article: GOVERNMENT BLOCKS SALFORD CLADDING REPLACEMENT
tell you what, lets get the two master builders Merry and Dennett to sort it out. They could use the new wonderful company they ha... [more]
article: GOVERNMENT BLOCKS SALFORD CLADDING REPLACEMENT
If I did a bad job, would the council lend me £25million to put it right? Would they bollocks. The bad insulation can be ripped of... [more]
article: CLADDING AND WINDOW SAFETY SCARES AT SALFORD BLOCKS
Sorry people, I was not educated in Salford. Sorry for the mistakes in my message. pressed the wrong buttons I should have checked... [more]
article: GOVERNMENT BLOCKS SALFORD CLADDING REPLACEMENT
Like I said before Ray now is time for action. The tennants should not pay their rent and use the money to sue these shitbags. The... [more]
article: SALFORD PENDLETON TOGETHER TENANTS TELL OF KNIVES, NIBES, CLADDING, DODGY WINDOWS AND HOLES IN THE WALLS
Excellent writting whoever wrote this. People who are kept in a state of fear and disadvantagement will find it hard to stand up t... [more]
 
 
 
 
 
Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
 
 
 

Donate

Help the Salford Star...

all donations welcome

 
 

More articles...

GOVERNMENT BLOCKS SALFORD CLADDING REPLACEMENT

Star date: 21st September 2018

SALFORD CITY COUNCIL CAN'T ACCESS £400MILLION GOVERNMENT CLADDING FUND

Salford City Council has been told by the Government that it can't access the £400million public fund to help with the cost of replacing dangerous cladding on the nine Pendleton blocks because it's part of a PFI.

Nor will the Government allow the Council to loan Pendleton Together Operating Limited money from its £25million fund set aside for the cladding. In short, it's a complete mess.

Full details here...

SALFORD PENDLETON TOGETHER TENANTS TELL OF KNIVES, NIBES, CLADDING, DODGY WINDOWS AND HOLES IN THE WALLS

Star date: 21st September 2018

'IF YOU WERE TO LIVE HERE FOR ONE WEEK IN ONE OF OUR FLATS, IT WOULD OPEN YOUR EYES...'

Dodgy cladding, knife fights, a tenant threatening to jump off the roof, windows that you can't open, others that are almost falling out...and those NIBEs eating up people's heating budgets. Oh, and tenancy warnings handed out like confetti to elected tenants association officers who are trying to make things better.

Welcome to the Pendleton Together blocks, where residents at Malus Court have just about had enough...

Full details here...

PARENTS MAKE A STAND AGAINST FORCED CHILD REMOVAL BY SALFORD CITY COUNCIL

Star date: 20th September 2018

CIVIC CENTRE SEES PARENTS RAISE AWARENESS OF COUNCIL CHILD REMOVAL PRACTICE

"We're not doing this for the parents we're doing this for the kids, because kids are being hurt..."

Today saw parents who have had their children removed stage an awareness demonstration outside Salford Civic Centre... "We're not fighting for our kids to be brought back to us now, we're fighting for a better system for our kids in the future because it's not right what's going on, it's really not" Katie Jane told the Salford Star.

The demonstration is set to continue tomorrow (Friday) and next week until the 25th September, with networking in Victoria Park over the weekend.

Full details here...

£7MILLION CYCLE AND WALKING ROUTES FOR SALFORD ANNOUNCED

Star date: 20th September 2018

MONTON, SWINTON AND TRINITY WAY TO GET NEW CYCLE PATHS

Transport for Greater Manchester has announced a plan for £7.1million worth of cycle paths and walkways in Monton, Swinton and Trinity Way, with Salford City Council contributing £1.2million towards the total cost.

"The people of Greater Manchester will soon have a genuine choice in how they travel, ensuring that they and their children have a viable and attractive alternative to the car" says Chris Boardman, Greater Manchester Cycling and Walking Commissioner.

Full details here...

HARROP FOLD HEAD SLAMS ‘PERSONAL VENDETTA’ OF SALFORD CITY COUNCIL

Star date: 19th September 2018

DREW POVEY ACCUSES SALFORD COUNCIL OF 'HEAVY HANDED' 'VENDETTA'

"I'm speaking up for myself but also all the leaders who have been in touch to say the same happened to them #TakeAStand..." Drew Povey

Drew Povey, the Executive Head of Harrop Fold in Little Hulton, has resigned from his post, slamming Salford Council's "heavy handed approach" while investigating 'administrative errors' at the school and accusing it of a "personal vendetta".

In an open letter to the school's governors, Drew Povey writes that he refuses to walk away from the school with a settlement and accept a gagging clause.  So he's gone public...to #TakeAStand.

Full details here...

 



written and produced by Salfordians for Salfordians
with attitude and love xxx