River of Light 2019

River of Light 2019

A nine-day light festival featuring 11 installations from artists across Europe.

Liverpool. River of Light. 

A nine day festival of light, colour and spectacle.

River of Light 2019 is now over. But we'll be back in 2020. 

Commissions sharing the theme of light will arrive across the city of Liverpool. They will be on display between 1 - 9 November 2019 across Liverpool's waterfront. 

  1. Globoscope
    Artist: Collectif Coin Venue: Liverpool Parish Church – Our Lady and St Nicholas An immersive sound and light journey unique.
  2. Spiders
    Artist: Group Laps Venue: Cunard Building Spiders are invading one of the most iconic buildings in the city.
  3. Cetus
    Artist: Kazimier Productions Venue: Mann Island Basin Part of the Constellations Presents season, Cetus reimagines the poetry of the night sky underwater.
  4. Intrude
    Artist: Amanda Parer Venue: Exchange Flags A fairytale or a nightmare? Joyous or a warning sign?
  5. Flight
    Artist: Arup Venue: Royal Liver Building A unique commission will utilise this new lightscape.
  6. Whole Hole
    Artist: Vendal & The Wolf - Amsterdam Light Festival Venue: Wapping Dock Wall Built into one of the most iconic gateways in the city, this vortex feels like entering a portal into another dimension.
  7. Run Beyond
    Artist: Angelo Benello Venue: Salthouse Quay Bridge A single huge figure will dominate the skyline of the Albert Dock.
  8. Submergence
    Artist: Squid Soup Venue: Mann Island Atrium Taking over one of the waterfronts most dynamic spaces, Submergence is an immersive environment.
  9. Portal - River of Light 2019 Graphic
    Local artist Sam Wiehl will create a digital artwork which is a celebration of the creativity and colour of Liverpool, as part of Liverpool's nine day festival of light, sound and art; River of Light.
    1. 1 Nov 20199 Nov 2019
  10. Flock installation - River of Light
    As part of the 2019 River of Light festival, Flock symbolizes the coming together of people both near and far.
    1. 1 Nov 201925 Dec 2019
  11. Light Bench Installation Graphic
    Part of the 2019 River of Light programme, Light Bench is placed in Liverpool ONE.
    1. 4 Nov 20199 Nov 2019
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