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Jan 18, 2016
By WGSN Insider
International and local artists teamed up for 2016’s amazing Lumiere London light festival. The city of London was filled with amazing interactive installations that literally stopped traffic, and set Instagram alight. WGSN editor Claire Dickinson went out in the city snapping some of her favourite visual delights from the festival.
Check them out below:
Litre of Light is a collaboration between Mick Stephenson, Central Saint Martins & MyShelter Foundation. The installation is made up of DIY sustainable light bulbs created by filling plastic bottles with water, adding a drop of bleach and pushing it through a hole in the roof to refract as much sunlight as a 55-watt bulb
Here’s one more from one of our favourites, the Litre of Light installation
IFO (Identified Flying Object) by #JaquesRival is a 9m high colour changing #neon birdcage complete with swing in London’s #KingCross
Another shot of #JanetEchelman’s 1.8 installation, based on the seismic disaster that struck Japan in 2011.
195 Piccadilly by creative studio #NOVAK is a sprawling, immersive projection which explores the different genres of cinema and television using images from BAFTA’s archive
The moon making for a beautiful backdrop for one of Cedric le Borgê’s ethereal figurative sculptures. The Travellers (Les Voyageurs) series is made up of 11 illuminated sculptures dotted in and around St. James’s Square, either perching on rooftops or suspended from above.
Deepa Mann-Kler’s adorable #NeonDogs, inspired by balloon dogs from children’s parties
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