WELCOME TO THE BASINGWERK FESTIVAL OF LIGHT WEBSITE
Find out all about the artists and team putting on the event, watch the behind the scenes footage and access images, audio and media from the community and school sessions and workshops!
Watch the Behind The Scenes Video!
BLOG & NEWS
One of the most ambitious pieces of the festival is the huge water wheel and water fall with projection and lighting. Ben's been constructing the main wheel sections while Rob's been getting water everywhere!read more
Ben's been hard at work on the Three Monk Sculptures - these things are huge!read more
Rob's decided to try out using a Raspberry Pi computer for the Black Book of Basingwerk Sculpture - so far so good! Running well after a few hours of testing!read more
After fantastic performances from all the pupils we've worked with, we've now collected all the dances, animations, drawings and lanterns - time for editing!!read more
Putting together a nice collection of hose pipes, pond pumps, adapters, fan nozzles, quick release fittings and jubilee clips! One super 12,000 litre per hour waterfall coming up... Watch this space!read more
Lead Visual Artist
As well as developing the overall artistic vision for the festival and constructing all the large scale lanterns and installations, Ben Davies has been busy in local schools working with children and teachers making lanterns, way markers and drawings to incorporate into the festival.
Digital Media Artist
Rob is responsible for delivering the digital elements of the festival from the projections and interactive sound & lights to the waterfall and Abbey Ghost…
Ynyr Llwyd is composing several works for the festival including the score for the main projection works and dances and is also performing on the festival stage during the event.
Jamie Jenkins (NewDance)
Jamie from NewDance has been working in schools, communities and with the NewDance youth dance group to create new material to be performned at the festival and also included within the projections at the event.