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Light+ Podcasts

DIVE DEEPER INTO IDEAS, INFLUENCES AND NETWORKS BEHIND LIGHTHOUSE PROGRAMME

Explore All Seasons

SEASON 1: Light+ Last Dance



The first season focused on Last Dance – a timely investigation into the rapid changes affecting UK club culture, led by 2017-18 Lighthouse Associate Artistic Director and influential Grime DJ and promoter Elijah.


Featuring: DJ and club culture historian Bill Brewster, Sarah Fewtrell and Marnie Hamilton from New Scenery, entrepreneur and advocate for the night-time economy Deano Jo, and madison moore, a cultural critic and creative director of OPULENCE.

SEASON 2: Light+ Alternate Realities


The second season of Light + features conversations with the artists and curators behind Alternate Realities, selected works touring from Sheffield Doc/Fest, presented at Lighthouse in September 2018. Exploring the themes of borders, identity, and loss, the works each show how immersive and interactive technologies enable us to interpret and engage with socio-political infrastructures, storytelling and the interface of physical and digital worlds.


Featuring: Ifeatu Nnaobi, Asad J. Malik, John-Paul Marin from SBS Creative Digital Labs, Dan Hett, and Dan Tucker, Curator of Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Alternate Realities exhibition.

SEASON 3: Light+ Who's Doing The Washing Up?

A series of podcasts documenting Curator in Residence Eva Rowson’s six month programme (January – July 2019) ‘Who’s doing the washing up – where’s the sink?’ exploring the role of hospitality at Lighthouse. Interviews draw on ideas of science-fiction, collective work, modes of communicating and re-imaginings of the uses and workings of the organisation itself.

Featuring: Aliyah Hussain, Anna Bunting Branch, Tarik Elmoutawakil, Devil's Dyke Network organisers Claudia Treacher and Violeta Marchenkova, Maia Urstad, Anton Kats, Jordi Ferreiro, Andrea Francke, and Lighthouse Head of Operations – Emma Wickham.

SEASON 4: Light+ Alternate Realities II

In October 2019, for the Brighton Digital Festival, Lighthouse presents selected works from the Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Alternate Realities. The exhibition at Lighthouse focusses on immersive and interactive technologies that enable us to interpret and engage with socio-political infrastructures, storytelling and the interface of physical and digital worlds. In this Light + podcast series, we talk to the creators about their work, themes of empathy and intimate encounters with people and places.


Featuring: Darren Emerson, Tea Uglow, Georgie Pinn, Alli Beddoes, Sian Habell-Ailiour, and Alternate Realities Programme Intern – Elia Habib.

About the Funders

SEASON 1: Light+ Last Dance supported by Arts Council England’s Change Makers Fund.
SEASON 2: Light+ Alternate Realities sponsored by Brilliant Noise.
SEASON 3: Light+ Who's Doing The Washing Up? supported by Re-Imagine Europe and co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
SEASON 4: Light+ Alternate Realities II supported by Arts Council England.