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Bottle Festoon

Community Collaboration

Various locations

Original concept: Message in a Bottle Chandelier by Thadian Pillai

Workshops were delivered in partnership with OASES and artists Laura Brenchley, David Gross, Kay Henderson, Vicky Holbrough and Dawn Belshaw Dazzling chandeliers made from recycled bottles. Over 900 children and adults have taken part in drop-in workshops this year to make dazzling, icicle-like chandeliers from white or green recycled plastic bottles. These stunning, eco-friendly creations are displayed at various locations across the city, which can be identified on the map. This project first took place for Lumiere Durham 2009 and returned for Lumiere London 2018, appearing in King’s Cross, Mayfair, South Bank and Waterloo.

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Artwork description: Suspended lit sculpture.

PLEASE NOTE: While you are welcome to photograph this installations for personal use, please note that the artist retains all imagery rights. Commercial use of installation photography and film is strictly prohibited.


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