New project: The Water Sinks Down With Them

In conjunction with Opera North’s epic presentation of Wagner’s complete Ring cycle, a new sound and film installation by artist Emma Critchley comes to Leeds Central Library from Monday 16 to Thursday 26 May. Commissioned by Opera North Projects, The water sinks down with them is an immersive installation that holds the evolution of human consciousness within the […]

Katrina Palmer: The Necropolitan Line

Towards the end of 2015, our technical team has been working with artist Katrina Palmer and the Henry Moore Institute on their new exhibition ‘The Necropolitan Line’. Our role within the project was to understand the sound aesthetic that Katrina wanted as part of the exhibition, and then help design and install both the physical […]

We are hiring!

Video installation at Leeds University by Hui-Hsuan Hsu, assisted by Lumen Arts Job Description AV Technician Lumen Arts Overview Lumen requires a highly motivated Audio-Visual Technician to support our Autumn / Winter 2015 events calendar. The AV Technician will be highly organised, reliable with a background of working with projection, projection-mapping, audio, gallery installation & […]

Follies of Youth

Lumen are very proud to support ‘Follies of Youth’ – a new exhibition presented by Pavilion at The Hepworth Wakefield. The show is open from April 2nd until May 31st and there is an opening event on Thursday 16th of April. See Pavilion’s website for details. Lumen have provided audio-visual equipment for the show, including […]

Taylors of Harrogate

A fun project we worked on with Frozen Music Collective, Finn Comms and Taylor’s of Harrogate in December 2014. We created an immersive visual environment linked to real-time EEG data (brainwaves) for participants to taste coffee and enjoy a soundscape piped-through wireless headphones. Read what Vice Magazine had to say about the experience.

Frozen Music

Recon Festival & Lumen presents: 18th & 19th of September 2014 Victoria Gardens (outside Leeds Art Gallery), 8pm, free event   If Architecture is frozen music, imagine what would happen in a thaw – Matt Dixon Frozen Music uses the realtime scanning of performers brains to melt and morph the architecture of Leeds Art Gallery […]

Bernd Behr

Bernd Behr, “Contact & Concretion”, 2010, installation view at The Hepworth Wakefield, two-channel video installation, dimensions variable. Photograph by Hannah Webster. Courtesy the artist and The Hepworth Wakefield. ‘Contact & Concretion’ was commissioned by Lumen and The Hepworth Wakefield as part of ‘Moving Body in the City’, Lumen’s imove project. Inspired by the striking new […]

Recon Festival

Recon is a series of pioneering arts, music and film events taking place in Leeds & Bradford during 2015. Recon is a partnership collaboration led by Lumen, Music @ Bradford University & Room 237. Our partners include Opera North, Leeds International Film Festival, Pavilion, Brudenell Social Club, Belgrave Music Hall, University of Bradford, Fuse Arts […]