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Light+ Who’s doing the washing up? 2: Send and Receive

Light+ Who’s doing the washing up? 2: Send and Receive

August 15, 2019

Send and Receive: Maia Urstad and Anton Kats (MAKU)

Artists Maia Urstad and Anton Kats share their collaborative project MAKU, and how they explore different ways of working with radio as tools for communication, programming and listening. They'll reflect on their research into radio practices in Brighton, including youth-led radio station Platform B, the Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society and Patrick Murphy of the Blind Veterans UK Amateur Radio Society.

Light+ Who's doing the washing up? is a series of podcasts documenting Curator in Residence Eva Rowson’s six month programme (January – July 2019) ‘Who’s doing the washing up – where’s the sink?’ exploring the role of hospitality at Lighthouse.

Music for the podcast series is taken from a collection of new arrangements composed and recorded by artist Aliyah Hussain, made when working on her forthcoming EP (Bloxham Tapes), based on the science fiction novel Native Tongue by Suzette Haden Elgin.

Produced by Olivia Melkonian and Nats Spada of Brighton-based not-for-profit next generation broadcaster Platform B.

For more info about the Light+ Podcast, visit our website: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/light-podcast

Lighthouse is a Brighton-based arts charity that specialises in connecting new developments in art, technology and society. The Light+ podcasts introduce extra voices, opinions and perspectives to enable deeper understanding and exploration of our programme. Find out more: lighthouse.org.uk

Part of Re-Imagine Europe, co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

Light+ Who’s doing the washing up? 1: Potential Worlds

Light+ Who’s doing the washing up? 1: Potential Worlds

August 8, 2019

Potential Worlds: Making spaces on our own terms

A live recording from Potential Wor(l)ds: making spaces on our own terms, at Lighthouse on 25 April 2019. Artists Aliyah Hussain and Anna Bunting Branch, Marlborough Theatre Co-Artistic Director Tarik Elmoutawakil and Devils’ Dyke Network organisers Claudia Treacher and Violeta Marchenkova share their strategies — from using science fiction to collective work — for making spaces on their own terms. They discuss how these spaces enable them to form their own rules, politics and futures, and how institutions such as Lighthouse can best support them.

Light+ Who's doing the washing up? is a series of podcasts documenting Curator in Residence Eva Rowson’s six month programme (January – July 2019) ‘Who’s doing the washing up – where’s the sink?’ exploring the role of hospitality at Lighthouse.

Music for the podcast series is taken from a collection of new arrangements composed and recorded by artist Aliyah Hussain, made when working on her forthcoming EP (Bloxham Tapes), based on the science fiction novel Native Tongue by Suzette Haden Elgin.

Produced by Olivia Melkonian and Nats Spada of Brighton-based not-for-profit next generation broadcaster Platform B.

For more info about the Light+ Podcast, visit our website: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/light-podcast

Lighthouse is a Brighton-based arts charity that specialises in connecting new developments in art, technology and society. The Light+ podcasts introduce extra voices, opinions and perspectives to enable deeper understanding and exploration of our programme. Find out more: lighthouse.org.uk

Part of Re-Imagine Europe, co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

 

Light+ Alternate Realities 5: Alli Beddoes and Dan Tucker

Light+ Alternate Realities 5: Alli Beddoes and Dan Tucker

October 22, 2018

In the final episode of this series Lighthouse CEO & Artistic Director Alli Beddoes talks to Dan Tucker, Curator of Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Alternate Realities exhibition and tour. Alli and Dan discuss the selection of work exhibited at Lighthouse, the role of the curator and working with artists using emerging technologies.

Lighthouse is an interdisciplinary organisation for contemporary digital culture. The Light+ podcasts introduce extra voices, opinions and perspectives to enable deeper understanding and exploration of our programme. Find out more: lighthouse.org.uk

Light+ Alternate Realities 4: The Loss Levels

Light+ Alternate Realities 4: The Loss Levels

October 15, 2018

In episode 4 we hear from Dan Hett, creator of The Loss Levels, a deeply personal yet playful collection of fifteen experimental narrative arcade games that narrate the artist’s experience in 2017 when he lost his brother in the Manchester Arena terror attack. This episode was recorded live and features Dan is conversation with Joe Cutts from Sheffield Doc/Fest.

In September 2018, for the Brighton Digital Festival, Lighthouse presented selected works from the Sheffield Doc/Fest Alternate Realities exhibition. Exploring the themes of borders, identity, and loss, the works each show how immersive and interactive technologies enable us to interpret and engage with socio-political infrastructures, storytelling and the interface of physical and digital worlds.

Light+ Alternate Realities 3: Belongings

Light+ Alternate Realities 3: Belongings

September 29, 2018

In episode 3, Lighthouse CEO & Artistic Director Alli Beddoes talks to John-Paul Marin from SBS Creative Digital Labs, the team behind Belongings. The interactive installation piece asks what if you had to flee your homeland forever? What’s the one item you couldn’t live without? The subjects of this immersive installation were faced with that very decision.

 

In September 2018, for the Brighton Digital Festival, Lighthouse presented selected works from the Sheffield Doc/Fest Alternate Realities exhibition. Exploring the themes of borders, identity, and loss, the works each show how immersive and interactive technologies enable us to interpret and engage with socio-political infrastructures, storytelling and the interface of physical and digital worlds.

Light+ Alternate Realities 2: Terminal 3

Light+ Alternate Realities 2: Terminal 3

September 27, 2018

In episode 2, Lighthouse Senior Producer Sian Habell-Aili talks to artist Asad J. Malik, creator of Terminal 3. The interactive augmented reality piece explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. The viewer is asked to step into the uncanny to directly interrogate, and determine the fate of, the hologram passenger before them.

In September 2018, for the Brighton Digital Festival, Lighthouse presented selected works from the Sheffield Doc/Fest Alternate Realities exhibition. Exploring the themes of borders, identity, and loss, the works each show how immersive and interactive technologies enable us to interpret and engage with socio-political infrastructures, storytelling and the interface of physical and digital worlds.

Light+ Alternate Realities 1: Where is Home?

Light+ Alternate Realities 1: Where is Home?

September 21, 2018

In episode 1, Lighthouse CEO & Artistic Director Alli Beddoes talks to artist Ifeatu Nnaobi, creator of Where is Home? This Instagram-based project reveals a complex range of thought-provoking answers and interrogates people’s understanding and experiences of a fundamental concept that’s often taken for granted.

In September 2018, for the Brighton Digital Festival, Lighthouse presented selected works from the Sheffield Doc/Fest Alternate Realities exhibition. Exploring the themes of borders, identity, and loss, the works each show how immersive and interactive technologies enable us to interpret and engage with socio-political infrastructures, storytelling and the interface of physical and digital worlds.

Light+ Last Dance 5: Alli Beddoes chats to Elijah

Light+ Last Dance 5: Alli Beddoes chats to Elijah

August 12, 2018

In episode 5 we turn the tables and put Elijah in the hot seat. In this conversation with Lighthouse CEO and Artistic Director Alli Beddoes Elijah reflects on Last Dance and his time at Lighthouse.

Light+ Last Dance 4: madison moore

Light+ Last Dance 4: madison moore

August 5, 2018

In episode 4 Elijah talks to madison moore, a cultural critic and creative director of OPULENCE, a London-based art-collective and queer techno party - centring black, brown, queer and trans bodies on the dancefloor as well as in the DJ booth.

Light+ Last Dance 3: Deano Jo

Light+ Last Dance 3: Deano Jo

July 30, 2018

Last Dance is a timely investigation into the rapid changes affecting UK club culture, led by 2017-18 Lighthouse Associate Artistic Director and influential Grime DJ and promoter Elijah. Last Dance is supported by Arts Council England’s Change Makers Fund.


In episode 3 Elijah talks to entrepreneur and advocate for the night-time economy Deano about doing things your own way – and doing it properly.

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