26.10 ArtistTALK about LIGHTart – introduction

Lighting design and Light Art conference
2.nd Day: „ArtistTALK about LIGHTart”


When and where


09.30-18.00 (with coffe breaks and lunch)

Club Atlantis 2.nd floor /Tartu, Narva mnt 2



The Lighting Design and Light Art Conference will be held right after the workshop week, when the lighting festival opens to the public. This professional peer-to-peer event aims to enhance knowledge exchange between professionals of different fields and industries and municipalities. It aims at educating participants by combining renowned speakers with newcomers of different backgrounds whose work is connected to light, perception, public space or research in any of these fields. 

With the conference we hope to connect artists, architects, designers, planners and students interested in the field of lighting design and light art. We aim to create a platform for knowledge exchange and to stimulate cross-boundary thinking in the field of light and lighting design.

First day of the conference is more academic and dedicated to lighting design. Second day is a bit less formal, more performative and dedicated to light art. As the format of presentations is open to interpretations, you can expect to hear artists talks but also enjoy short-length performances.

The event aims at introducing the invited artists to the public as well as creating time and space to discuss about artworks, practices and the curatorial theme of the festival.

Parallel to the conference there will be an exhibition featuring institutions and manufacturers who are currently important for the lighting market – Lightfair. This will give the different parties opportunity to strengthen ties between each other.


Check out the schedule for the conference and the presentations

How to registrate

Please register by filling in the form

Ticket information

Conference Combi price: 120 €/60 € for students
The fee includes entrance to the conference both days, Lightfair, morning coffee, snacks, lunch and  festival gala concert.

25.10 Lighting design conference: 70 € for professionals/ 35 € for students
26.10 ArtistTALK about LIGHTart: 60 € for professionals/ 30 € for students
The fee includes entrance to one conference day, morning coffee, snacks, lunch.

No VAT will added.
Here are our partner hotels, after registration and payment you get secret code and can ask 10-30% cheaper deals.

More information

Varvara & Mar
Curators of the city space light installations
Ph: +372 5817 8424

Curator of indoor exhibitions
Ph: +372 53994864
E-mail: kiwanoid[at]gmail.com

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