25 - 27 May 2018
The theme of the exhibition examined the fragility and monumental importance of life on Earth, from the darkness of space, and how concepts such as the Overview Effect alter collective perception of ecology.
Anna Gray • Aria Kiani • Becky Lyon • Chad Stayrook • David Lunt • David O'Malley • Diego Ruben Brambilla • Douglas Clark • Dovilė Dagienė DoDA • Elizabeth Jordan • Eva Rudlinger • Hannah Mattes • Hannah Pratt • Hannah Scott • Harry Gammer-Flitcroft • Heather Merkle • Helen McGhie • Hondartza Fraga • Jane Millar • Joe Patrick Shellard • John Timberlake • Kristina Puljekova • Ky Lewis • Leah Stewart • Lianne Milward • Light Society • Liz Orton • Louise Beer & John Hooper • Luke Harby • Maria Luigia Gioffrè • Maria Macc • Mario Abela • Natasha Sabatini • Neil Shirreff • Nettie Edwards • Paul Hill • Plex Noir • Rebecca Huxley & Tom Cowell • Rob Olins & Douglas Benford • Rose Mengmei Zhou • Rowan Eastwood • Silvia De Giorgi • Sisetta Zappone • Steve Bennett • Susan Eyre • Tim Corne • William Fraser • Yambe Tam
Through the exhibition, Lumen invited participants to create a new conversation around climate change, and the overall damage and destruction we are causing to our environments. The exhibition inspired a change of thinking through highlighting the precarious nature of life, and the extraordinary set of circumstances that allow us to exist, in an otherwise, possibly, lifeless universe.
Curated by Lumen London, co-produced with Art Science CSM students Hannah Pratt and Becky Lyon, supported by the UAL Postgraduate fund. The exhibition saw 50 international artists take over the whole Ugly Duck building.
Video credit - Naomi Soneye-Thomas