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Light in the City in Eskilstuna - programme

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  • Guerrilla Lighting event
    (photo from the Light in the City event in Tartu, May 2014. Photographer: L. Kulpsoo)


  • Welcome reception
    (photo from the Light in the City event in Hasselt, Oct 2013)

  • Educational workshops
    (photo from the Light in the City event in Hasselt, Oct 2013)

  • Lights on Tunafors Factories
    (photo from a lighting event organized in Eskilstuna, Jan 2013)

  • Playground Rinmansparken
    (City of Eskilstuna, mock up 2014)

  • Ferrum-Factorydam
    (City of Eskilstuna, mock up 2014)

  • Guerrilla Lighting event
    (photo from the Light in the City event in Hasselt, Oct 2013. Photographer: K. VandeSande)

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Moderator: Erik Mattsson

Thursday 23rd October

Venue: Lokomotivet, Verkstadsgatan 8

17.00 doors will open at Lokomotivet
Mingling, snacks and drinks

18.00 Official opening of the Light in the City and light festival Nattljus including opening ceremonies for the new permanent lighting projects in Eskilstuna!

Friday 24th October

Venue: Lokomotivet, Verkstadsgatan 8

8.30 Registrations & coffee

9.00 Opening remarks

9.10 Light in the Cities of Tomorrow, New Light – New Life
Kai Piippo, Lighting Designer

9.30 Lighting Plan in Eskilstuna and planning of light festival Nattljus
Karin Ermegård, Landscape Architect, Eskilstuna Municipality

09.50 Future Lighting – The Vision of Energimyndigheten, Swedish Energy Agency
Christofer Silfvenius, Project Manager, Swedish Energy Agency for lighting

10.10 Ephemeral Landscapes
Katarina Saltzman,PhD in ethnology and associate professor at the Department of Conservation at the University of Gothenburg

10.30 Break

10.45 Current Lighting Projects in Eskilstuna
Karin Ermegård, Landscape Architect, Eskilstuna Municipality
Yvonne Grip, Art Pedagouge, Eskilstuna Art Museum

11.05 At the Edge of Light and Art
Tapio Rosenius, Founder and Design Director of Lighting Design Collective (LDC)

11.25 LYS Innovation on new lighting techniques/energy sufficiancy and competition results, the winning projects will be presented
Mälardalen college

11.45 Lunch

13.15 Pro-Environment Urban Lighting
Annukka Larsen, Lighting Designer, City of Jyväskylä

14.00 Educational workshops
The content of each workshop is connected to pro-environment outdoor lighting implementations and design principles. Workshops are carried out in a playful but also educational manner. The session contains a coffee break.

16.00 Äijälänranta Housing Area Project Case
Annukka Larsen, Lighting Designer, City of Jyväskylä

16.45 Conclusions

17.00 Close of conference

18.30 Bus to Torshälla leaves from Fristadstorget

Guerrilla Lighting event in Torshälla!
The phenomenon known as “Guerrilla Lighting” will transform the streets of Torshälla (Eskilstuna, Sweden) for a fleeting moment. The Guerrilla Lighting march starts from the parking area of the Holmberget park at 19.30. The tour will take maximum one hour and during that the participants will see four places in Torshälla to be illuminated.

20.30 Bus to Eskilstuna leaves from Torshälla City Hall

21.00 Dinner at Munktellmuseet, Munktellstorget

Saturday 25th October

Venue: Lokomotivet, Verkstadsgatan 8

9.30 Registrations & coffee

10.00 Opening remarks

Nordic Light Portfolio Viewing
During the session, 8 highly competent Nordic lighting artists selected by an international group of experts will present their portfolios for you live on stage. The portfolio viewing is organized in the framework of Nordic Light project, funded by the Nordic Culture Fund. The participants: Andreas Brännlund (Sweden), Arto Heiskanen (Finland), Cecilia Ömalm (Sweden), Joonas Saaranen (Finland), Kari Alonen (Finland), Milo Laven (Sweden), Ulla Ridderberg (Sweden) and Åsa Lipka Falck (Sweden)

11.30 Break

11.45 Panel discussion with experts from the field of light art

12.30 Lunch

14.00 Architectural Space as a Sensitive Canvas for Light-glass Messages
Meeli Koiva, Light Artist, Glass Sculptor and Painter

14.20 Which LED? Innovating in Public
Nona Schulte-Römer, Research Fellow at the WZB Berlin Social Science Research Center

14.40 Lighting design of Fristadstorget, speaker Kai Piippo, Chief Designer at ÅF Lighting

15.10 Closing remarks

15.15 Meet and mingle

16.30 Close of conference

18.30 Opening ceremony for rebuilt central city square Fristadstorget, with fire, music and surprises.

20.30 Final mingle with soup,bar &music at Lokomotivet

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