London’s first Lumière festival took place over the coldest weekend of the winter. It was a mega-fest of social media images -they’ve been all over the net so I’ve just selected a few pieces for this post.
Each piece of work was specifically designed for its site encouraging us to look up at architecture so often overlooked.
The tumbling figures of Keyframes by Group LAPS leapt over this Regent Street façade to an old video game soundtrack
while these puppeteer-operated dreamlike fish, Les Luminéoles by Porté par le vent , another French company, floated down Piccadilly
and Janet Echelman’s studio presented one of her mesh constructions, 1.8 London, at Oxford Circus. The title refers to the 1.8 microseconds lost from the 2011 tsunami.