It is a great pleasure to announce that the Durham University Marketing and Communications Office was shortlisted for its coverage of the World Machine at Durham Lumiere 2015, for the Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide Awards North East. At the Award the team won silver in its category. Karen Frost (Marketing and Communications – Student Experience),Continue reading “An Award for the World Machine”
The Ordered Universe has another artistic collaboration up and running. Project Cosmos, funded by Durham University, is a collaboration with projection artists Ross Ashton and Karen Monid from The Projection Studio. Drawing on previous experience of working together for World Machine, in tandem with the Durham Institute of Computational Cosmology, for Durham Lumiere 2015 (returning in 2017), the projectContinue reading “Project Cosmos: Cambridge e-Luminate Festival”
The final, and beautiful, version of The World Machine, by Ross Ashton, with Isobel Waller-Bridge and John del Nero. Testament to a great collaboration, creativity, and a fantastic location.
Although on the damp side, the penultimate night of Lumiere Durham was a great success. Various members of the Ordered Universe team gathered in Durham, for the start of the Being Human, Festival of Humanities (see forthcoming post!). We were very glad to be joined for the day and evening by artist Alexandra Carr whose workContinue reading “The World Machine (now in entirety)”
Lumiere is now underway, and despite the somewhat inclement weather (raging wind and howling gale, and rain) the installations are as captivating, eerie, mysterious, thought-provoking and spectacular as could be imagined. And the World Machine premiered tonight! Richard was there – a feast of colour, some fantastic imagery of the planets….more to come over the nextContinue reading “Lumiere and the World Machine”
A few pictures and some footage from the rehearsals of the World Machine this evening. What a privilege, and the real thing tomorrow (and until Sunday) will be fantastic. Forgive the quality of the shots and sound, but they give an impression of what you can expect. These are also mainly of the medieval imageryContinue reading “World Machine – a sneak preview”
Lighting up the whole of Durham City Centre later this week, Lumiere Durham is back in town. This festival of light, or artistic collaboration and of amazing sights and sounds has taken place every two years since 2009, and a wonderful, inventive, dynamic series of installations and shows have been included. Lumiere always includes a soundContinue reading “Sound and Light: ‘The World Machine’ at Lumiere Durham”