Events

Lunchtime Talk
Fri 16 Feb 2018 13:00


Making Star Light, Star Bright: How do you map stars onto a city? 

Laura Kriefman founder of Hellion Trace will be with us to talk about Star Light, Star Bright and Hellion Trace’s processes and lessons learnt for creating a new city wide interactive installation for Oxford. 

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Laura Kriefman, photo by Paul Blakemore

Laura Kriefman

Laura Kriefman is the founder and Creative Director of Hellion Trace.

Imagine if the stars shone just for you.

Star Light, Star Bright maps the 7 star constellations that are visible above Oxford in January and February. With each star represented as individual, step activated lights, people work together to turn on a whole constellation. The constellations will be in 7 locations across the city.  Winner of the Smart Oxford Playable City Commission 2017, this city-wide intervention brings life to dark winter streets, connecting strangers for a shared moment of discovery and wonder.  Star Light, Star Bright creates colourful star maps for Oxford’s night sky - helping us find the starlight, shining bright. 

Star Light Star Bright launches to the public on the 19th January 2018 and will run for 6 weeks.

Resident Laura Kriefman founder of Hellion Trace (formerly Guerilla Dance Project) will talk to us about Star Light, Star Bright, Hellion Trace’s processes and lessons learnt in creating a new city wide interactive installation for Oxford.

This Lunchtime Talk is part of Open Studio Friday, which takes place at the Studio every week.

Do you want to find out what is going on at the Pervasive Media Studio? Are you interested in meeting our residents, talking about a specific project or curious about pervasive media? Why not pack a sandwich and join us for one of our Lunchtime Talks and Open Studio Friday. Lunchtime Talks are informal presentations by Studio residents and associates. They normally take place at 1pm on Friday, are free and open to everybody who’s interested in what we do. After the Talk, we also invite you to stay with us for the afternoon to continue the conversation or work on your own projects. We provide chairs, tables, wireless and a great space. You bring what you need to work with (laptop/mobile). Our open afternoons close at 5pm. Let us know if you’d like a tour of the space and we'll be happy to show you around just before the talk. Send an email to:studio@watershed.co.uk to book your place on a tour.


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