On the weekend of February 2 to 4, a new edition of the Llum BCN festival will take place, with the artistic direction of Maria Güell Ordis and Juliette Bibasse as guest international curator. Llum BCN is a festival dedicated to the light arts established as one of the European meetings for design, architecture, technology and lighting.
During the days of the festival, Barcelona becomes a collective experiment of perception and participation to contemplate, explore and inhabit the city from new perspectives. Llum BCN, which enjoys an excellent reception from the public, wants to promote sustainable mobility and accessibility by tram; the artistic and school facilities will be located near the various stops of the Tram line T4 to encourage various itineraries on foot and by public transport that will start from the Marina area (avda. Meridiana) or from the Park from Center del Poblenou to avda. Diagonal, to favor the decentralization of the public.
The next edition of the festival will offer a program with nearly forty proposals, which include the pieces of thirteen artists, both national and international, and the work of students from fifteen schools of design and lighting in Barcelona.
One of the most outstanding installations of this edition will be Patterns and recognitions. A three-part composition by United Visual Artists, curated by Jose Luis de Vicente and Maria Güell and sponsored by Integrated Systems Europe (ISE). It will be at the Design Museum as a temporary exhibition until March 17.
In addition, it will again have the participation of the Poblenou Urban District entity for the 'Off Llum BCN', which will add a dozen installations to reach the 40 light exhibitions of "great artistic ambition, representative of the multiple disciplines that converge in the light arts".