Location: Market Place
A Gallic LED rock’n’roll band invades Durham’s historic Market Place
Groupe LAPS return to Durham with their trademark LED figures, this time in the form of a rock’n’roll band, complete with brass section and backing vocals, and a singer who just won’t keep still!
With original songs and music, this installation promises to be a festival favorite, so get your dancing shoes on.
KEYFRAMES by Groupe LAPS was part of Lumiere Durham 2013 and Lumiere London 2016.
Based in France, Groupe LAPS is a collective of artists who are interested in using light in urban environments to tell stories. Comprising video makers, artists, musicians and lighting experts, the group create technical pieces that enchant audiences. Based on principles of chronophotography and kinetics, Groupe LAPS use programmed lighting sequences with sound to animate their luminous characters. Swinging between reality and fiction, the fleeting installations create long-lasting memories.