Activities


Social Lightscapes Workshop: West End, Brisbane, Australia

In December 2016, the CL team (Elettra, Jo and Don) were in Brisbane for the fourth iGuzzini Social Lightscapes Workshop, held at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), hosted by the...

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Social Lightscapes Workshop: Timișoara, Romania

Researching (and activating) Piata Sinaia Timisoara, Romania: our third iGuzzini Social Lightscapes Workshop, 7-9 October 2016. Elettra and Don were in Timisoara for the Light.edu Symposium, an international conference about lighting and...

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Project Resist: Light Grafitti at the LSE

Project Resist was a collaboration with Sharon Stammers and Martin Lupton, our friends from the Light Collective and Social Light Movement (SLM). We got funding from the LSE Sociology Resist...

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Social Lightscapes Workshop Series with iGuzzini

Funded by iGuzzini and together with Dr Elettra Bordonaro, Configuring Light is hosting a series of six international lighting workshops.

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ESRC Seminar Series

Configuring Light is funded by the ESRC to run a series of seminars to bring together practitioners and academics working on light and related issues.

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Smart Everyday Nighttime Design: Getsemani district of Cartagena, Colombia

For the past two years, Configuring Light has been part of a pilot lighting project in a working class and marginalised barrio of Cartagena, Colombia. Together we aimed to develop...

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Achieving ‘publicness’ and Wellbeing in Elephant Park

Configuring Light explores how Elephant Park in Southwark, London, can maintain a sense of publicness through (lighting) design.

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New Lights for Whitecross

Following the success of the Urban Lightscapes/Social Nightscapes project which took place on Peabody's Whitecross Estate in 2014, the Configuring Light team continues to work with Peabody on two aspects: New...

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Narrow Way Hackney

In May 2015 the Configuring Light team were contracted to undertake a small qualitative study of the users of Narrow Way at the end of Mare Street in Hackney, London...

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Derby After Dark

In 2014, Configuring Light collaborated with the lighting design practice Speirs+Major (S+M) and Derby City Council Regeneration Team in generating a new lighting master plan for the city of Derby.

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Configuring Light Roundtables: Tackling Social Inequalities in Public Lighting

Configuring Light is establishing a cross-disciplinary working group of experts to tackle social inequalities in public lighting.

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City After Dark Collaboration with Bezalel University

In June 2015, Mona Sloane and Don Slater and had the chance to visit the ancient city of Jerusalem for the City After Dark Conference on urban lighting, organised by...

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Social Lightscapes Workshop: Muscat, Oman

The second workshop in the iGuzzini-supported workshop series was a collaboration with the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) and took place 25-28 April 2016 in Muscat, Oman. The 4th...

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Social Lightscapes Workshop: Acland Burghley School, London

CL kicked off a series of six international light workshops in collaboration with iGuzzini-funded LSE Visiting Fellow Dr Elettra Bordonaro at Acland Burghley comprehensive school on 26th January 2016. The workshop...

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Urban Lightscapes/Social Nightscapes Whitecross

Urban Lightscapes/Social Nightscapes was a lighting design workshop that took place on Peabody’s Whitecross Estate (WHX) on 13-17 October 2014. Led by Configuring Light/Staging the Social in collaboration with Peabody’s IMPROVE...

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