At the intersections of light, space and interaction :: art, design and architecture


Atmospheric Tessellation


Chris Knapp, Jonathan Nelson and Michael Parsons will have a busy week when they arrive next week constructing  Atmospheric Tessellation for WGTN LUX 2013. You can also hear them talking about their architectural work at the LUX symposium next weekend. Get a ticket here.


4,096 LEDs!

Submergence – tracking visitors from squidsoup on Vimeo.

With kind permission from the Royal Society New Zealand, Squidsoup will be showing Volume 4,096 as part of WGN LUX 2013. 4,096 individually controlled LEDs hanging 7 metres up in the air. A must see! Also don’t miss your opportunity to hear Squidsoup talking about their work at our symposium. Get your tickets here. Only 8 days left! You can see Submergence (Volume’s big sister in action in the time lapse above).

Free Beauties


Central Otago artist Kristin O’Sullivan Peren will be showing Free Beauties in Te Aro Park as part of WGTN LUX 2013. Measuring a little under 4 metres in length these beautiful sculptures are going to be truly mesmerising.

Rachael Rakena


We are extremely lucky to be able to add the very talented Rachael Rakena to our symposium line up. Rachael will also be showing new work as part of WGTN LUX’s Urban Alive exhibition. Don’t miss an opportunity to hear her speaking, register here for your symposium ticket.

Not to be missed!


Fresh from Sydney, Digital Wattle will be lighting up the Wellington Waterfront at the end of next week. It’s going to be amazing! Don’t miss seeing this beautiful bit of work or hearing its creators, Fresh Concept, speak at our symposium. Tickets are still available here.

Local talent


TWO Wellington artists announced as taking part in WGTN LUX for your Monday morning. Darklit Design will be showing their latest work Tracing Transience, and we are lucky enough to be able to include Marcus McShane’s permanent installation – Sky – as part of the festival. Thanks to Wellington City Council and the Urban Design team.

Social Firefly

Social Firefly will appear in Frank Kitts park in two weeks time! Don’t miss out seeing design the future talking about this amazing project at our symposium.