For its 5th year Winter Lights returns in 2019 to canary Wharf with some of the most imaginative and exciting international artists working with light art today from 15th to 26th January. State-of-the-art light technology, spectacular artworks, responsive installations and experiences. Here’s some of the installations we can’t wait to see:
BIT.FALL BY JULIUS POPP
The speed at which information is sourced, exchanged and updated in our modern society is almost inconceivable, and more ephemeral than ever before. The work BIT.FALL translate this abstract process into an experience for the senses as an ever-changing cascade of words, derived from a live newsfeed on The Times website, falls down on a wall of water.
Julius Popp’s BIT.FALL is part of Canary Wharf’s permanent art collection. Germany
RECYCLISM BY OSKAR KRAJEWSKI /ART OF OK, CROSSRAIL PLACE, LEVEL O
Recyclism is a platform for artists and like-minded people who care about our global environment. Oskar’s sculptures are made almost entirely of recycled materials such as unwanted toys, obsolete electronics, plastic packaging or any everyday use objects. His pieces usher the viewer into illuminated, colourful and futuristic worlds.
Poland / UK
VENA LUMEN BY FONTYS VENA LUMEN TEAM, CROSSRAIL PLACE ROOF GARDEN, LEVEL -1
Vena Lumen means pulsing light. Take a seat on this stunning bench, place your hand on the sensor and watch it transform your heartbeat into dancing light. The light illustrates the beauty of two lives colliding and joining together to become one with each other.
Netherlands / Mexico / Norway / Poland
Come and discover more installations in the Isle of Dogs unexpected tour, that includes the light festival and a lovely walk to Greenwich. The ideal active end to an hectic day in the office!