Sunday 17 January 2016

London Lumiere festival, central London

The Light of the Spirit by Patrice Warrener brings ever changing technicolour to the west front of Westminster Abbey
 A four day festival, London Lumiere featured an array of light installations across the west end of the city and the Kings Cross district.

195 Piccadilly - formerly the home of the Royal Society of Watercolour Painters - by Novak of Newcastle. Clips from the BAFTA archives with a soundtrack inspired by the depicted genres of film and television.

On Regent Street, Eléphantastic! by Topla-design animates both the front and back of an agitated elephant, accompanied by loud trumpeting noises.

Luminéoles by Porté par le vent - floating fish lit by LEDs - at Piccadilly Circus

Leicester Square played host to The Garden of Light by French collective Tilt - an atmospheric collection of illuminated plant-like structures that might have come from another planet.

In Trafalgar Square, Plastic Islands - inspired by the ‘Eighth Continent’: the marine litter that accumulates in the North Pacific Ocean