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7.15pm - Carlisle City of Lights on Saturday 16th October 2021
Carlisle City of Lights
LIFE - A spectacular Son-et-Lumiere experience
There will be Ten performances each day with tickets available at fifteen-minute intervals from 7.00pm until 9.15pm.
Contemplate our human existence in the creation of our planet and our human impact upon it
This immersive sound and light experience by Luxmuralis will see projections onto external architectural features of Carlisle Cathedral and Carlisle Castle transforming the facades.
The artwork ‘Life’ is designed to enable people to contemplate their own personal journeys and reflect upon life on today’s planet that occurs in a single 24-hour period. The viewer is taken from Sunrise to Sunset, journeying through the beauty of planet earth, witnessing the sun, the oceans, and the clouds.
The second artwork - at Carlisle Castle is a beautiful artwork created from the textures and forms, and colours of human creativity. Developed from collections at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford the work is a celebration of the beauty of human life.
The artwork enables contemplation on our human existence in the creation of our planet and our human impact upon it, reflecting ecology, extinction, and the beauty of the world around us. The sounds and textures of humanity, extinction and time is portrayed.
Sounds heard are musical pieces composed by David Harper who has used within his works recorded anthropological soundtracks from collections of the Pitt Rivers Museum. The artwork and visual imagery created by Artist Peter Walker who has interpreted collections from the Natural History Museum Oxford and the William Morris Museum, depicting nature and artistically highlighting core issues in the subject of life on earth.
City of Lights is brought to you by the Discover Carlisle team (Carlisle City Council) and Luxmuralis in association with Cumbria County Council, Carlisle Cathedral, Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery and English Heritage.
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