Napa Lighted Art Festival – Glass, Pyrography and more

The Ordered Universe symposium series at the Napa Lighted Art Festival, two weeks ago today, began with two sessions, one from Cate Watkinson (University of Sunderland and Watkinson Glass Associates) and Giles Gasper (Durham University). Speaking on Glass

Napa Lighted Art Festival Opens Tomorrow

The nine-day Napa Lighted Art Festival 2019 begins tomorrow, Saturday 12th January. A full programme features, amongst many installations, Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon, Birgit Zander and Daniel Bandke’s Language of Love, and Czech artists Hyperbinary’s Triton Genus, as well as Christopher Schardt’s Constellation Light Scuplture. All of this and Horizon from Ross Ashton and Karnen Monid’s Projection Studio. Ross and Karen haveContinue reading “Napa Lighted Art Festival Opens Tomorrow”

Horizon – from the Projection Studio

Guest blog-post about the Napa Lighted Art Festival from Karen Monid: Ross and I are thrilled to be asked to return to the Napa Lighted Festival in the USA. Our first piece there, Line, shown in 2017, was a contemporary study in the combined effect of optical illusion, sound and motion with modern architecture. ThisContinue reading “Horizon – from the Projection Studio”

Preview 9: The Greatest Scientist You’ve Never Heard Of … at the Napa Lighted Art Festival 19 Jan 2019

Science – but not as you might know it. Come and read scientific works from medieval Europe with modern scientists and medieval specialists. Find out about the medieval big bang, the science of the rainbow, and how to move beyond the horizon.

Preview 4: Horizon and Beyond the Horizon at the Napa Lighted Art Festival 17, 18, 19 Jan 2019

Find out about the science and history behind the projection piece, Horizon.

Horizon – sneak preview

Hot off the creative desk – some stills from the first half of Horizon showing at the Napa Lighted Art Festival in January 2019 (12-20) (not so long away!). The show features material from the Ordered Universe project and its research on the scientific works of Robert Grosseteste, as well as material from the JetContinue reading “Horizon – sneak preview”

Ordered Universe at the Napa Lighted Festival 2019 – Programme

  So, in January, you’ll be able to catch a number of Ordered Universe team members at the Napa Lighted Art Festival. We’re hugely excited about the opportunity which was instigated by Ross Ashton and Karen Monid of The Projection Studio (with whom we have worked very successfully as followers of this blog will surelyContinue reading “Ordered Universe at the Napa Lighted Festival 2019 – Programme”

Nominations for Northern Lights

  As followers of the Ordered Universe and its blog will know, various members of the team worked with The Projection Studio (Ross Ashton and Karen Monid) in June this year, on their show Northern Lights, set, spectacularly, in York Minster. Excitingly the show has been shortlisted for two awards. The first as Best Event in theContinue reading “Nominations for Northern Lights”

Ordered Universe in California 2019: Napa Lighted Festival

  January 2019 – if you’re in or around Napa California, drop into the Napa Lighted Festival which runs in the second two weeks of the month. Various members of the Ordered Universe team will be participating with a series of talks and activities in the afternoons and evenings of the 17th, 18th, 19th. We’re thrilledContinue reading “Ordered Universe in California 2019: Napa Lighted Festival”

Northern Lights: Sound and Light

For those unable to see the real thing, two videos below of Northern Lights, the first a view to the Heart of Yorkshire, the second the view of the show onto the nave ceiling. Obviously please note that these are not the professional videos that the Projection Studio will release, and the filming was not theContinue reading “Northern Lights: Sound and Light”