Trip the Light Fantastic explores the theme of light. The ubiquitous yet elusive qualities of light have been a constant fascination to artists. From the dramatic chiaroscuros of early baroque painting to the Impressionists’ obsessive documentation of natural light patterns; to Minimalist neon sculptures, projected lightworks and the experimental Light Shows of the 1960s that accompanied psychedelic gigs and club events. This new exhibition brought together a group of five British artists and designers who, working with glass, light, sound, mixed media and animation, continue this legacy in their contemporary practice. Including artists: Kate Owens, Katy Dove, Martin Richman and The Illustrious Company.
Curated by the National Glass Centre and Emma Underhill, UP Projects.