Larissa Sansour and Søren Lind ‘Familiar Phantoms’ – The Whitworth, Manchester

Lumen Arts were invited by the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, to install Larissa Sansour and Søren Lind’s video artwork ‘Familiar Phantoms‘. Our first major install at The Whitworth since Elizabeth Price’s exhibition, A LONG MEMORY. The show is a large scale A/V install with immersive 7.1 surround sound and a 6.5m wide screen. It’s a fantastic, […]

Filippa Dobson – ‘Talking Stone Taciturn Cave: An Excavation of Darkness’

Over the course of 2022, Lumen collaborated with artist Filippa Dobson on audio/video artworks, culminating in two exhibitions featuring photography and large scale video works with surround sound from two archaeological sites; High Pasture Cave, Isle of Skye and Little Skirtful of Stones, Ilkley Moor. These works were shown in two separate exhibitions at The […]

Joanna Dudley ‘WE WILL SLAM YOU WITH OUR WINGS’ – Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

Lumen Arts were happy to be invited to work alongside Adam Long of TG Events and Gavan Eckhart, having previously worked with Gavan on William Kentridge’s ‘Thick Time‘ at The Whitworth Gallery. We were asked to install Joanna Dudley’s video artwork ‘WE WILL SLAM YOU WITH OUR WINGS‘ at the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull […]

PASS! SHOOT!! GOAL!!! – Touchstones Gallery, Rochdale

Lumen Arts were very happy to be invited by Touchstones Gallery in Rochdale, to install artists Neville Gabie & Alan Ward‘s new audio/visual installation PASS! SHOOT!! GOAL!!! This was our first gallery installation since the pandemic and the abrupt closing of Elizabeth Price’s A LONG MEMORY at The Whitworth, Manchester. The exhibition featured a four […]

Ultimate Thunder – The Tetley, Leeds

‘Ultimate Thunder‘ is a musical audio/visual installation that was installed in The Tetley, Leeds in January 2020. The installation is part of Lumen’s ongoing research and development around creative application of digital technologies for immersive re-presentation of performance work, and is funded by Arts Council England and Leeds Inspired. The project was made in collaboration […]

Elizabeth Price ‘A LONG MEMORY’ – The Whitworth, Manchester

Lumen were invited by the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, to install Turner Prize winning artist Elizabeth Price’s new exhibition, A LONG MEMORY. An exhibition which includes multiple, large audio/video works across two large galleries with a large central gallery between them featuring other works by the artist. One of the galleries features three separate, synchronised […]

Brontë Parsonage Museum – ‘How My Light is Spent’ Audio/Visual Installation

Lumen were invited by the Brontë Parsonage Museum to install a new immersive installation in the cellar of the Brontë Parsonage. The installation is titled ‘How My Light is Spent‘ and is the vision of screenwriter Frank Cottrell-Boyce. The installation is a collaboration of artist Jo Pocock of The Lantern Company, Illuminos and Lumen. Lumen […]

Poor Image Projects A/V installations

Over the summer, Lumen sponsored Poor Image Projects with A/V equipment over three separate installations and events around Leeds. Poor Image Projects (PIP) is a new venture that explores the audio-visual in all its guises – be it computer-generated, analogue, high-definition, tactile, technical or sensual. Led by Leeds-based artists Anya Stewart-Maggs and Bethan Hughes, the project intends […]

M.I.F. – Ibrahim Mahama at The Whitworth, Manchester

Lumen were asked by The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, to install Ghanaian artist, Ibrahim Mahama‘s latest artwork for the Manchester International Festival. The video piece is within the exhibition titled ‘Parliament of Ghosts‘ and it compromises of 7 channels of synchronised video housed within a ‘concrete’ silo inside of The Whitworth Gallery. Seven, 16:9 native, […]