LUMIERE DURHAM 2017, LUMIERE LONDON 2018
A fluro flash mob dancing through the city’s streets.
The Umbrella Project by Cirque Bijou was a choreographed performance piece starring members of the local community. Equipped with LED umbrellas, the performance would pops-up where you least expected it, causing joy and surprise.
Lumiere London 2018 ensured that all Londoners were included in the fun through a series community participation projects that engaged residents in several Outer London Boroughs. The Umbrella Project was a choreographed performance piece using LED umbrellas by Bristol-based Cirque Bijou. Cirque Bijou have worked with community groups in Redbridge, Greenwich, Lambeth and Waltham Forest through a series of choreography and performance workshops to create a glowingly beautiful artwork that will pop-up in Fitzrovia, Mayfair, Piccadilly, Regent Street and Victoria.
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Bristol-based company, Cirque Bijou combine a pioneering spirit with sky-high production values, giving their shows a unique edge. They create shows in myriad environments with and for communities and clients worldwide, with emerging and world class artists and for audiences of 50 to tens of thousands.