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SPECTRA: Aberdeen Festival of Light 2014 - Aberdeen's Centre for Contemporary Art. Gallery exhibitions, printmaking, photography, film & video, digital media

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SPECTRA: Aberdeen Festival of Light 2014

26 January 2014


6 – 9 February 2014

6 – 10pm every evening

SPECTRA, Aberdeen’s first ever Festival of Light, is set to dazzle the city with a spectacular array of light installations, exhibitions and events.

Aberdeen City Centre will be illuminated by a trail of light works and projections – Reclaim The Night promenade, led by Aberdeen City Council's Creative Learning Team, will bring a touch of technicolour to the City’s backstreets and alleyways and The Light Garden will see a thousand sparkling flowers planted in Union Terrace Gardens.

SPECTRA artists:
Adam Barker-Mill
Chris Bird
Jim Buckley
Jim Ewen
Torsten Lauschmann
Eilidh McCormick
Jitka Zabkova

Peacock Visual Arts will also present new interior light works by one of the festival artists, Adam Barker-Mill, in just-noticeable differences Part 2 between 7 February and 22 March 2014. The exhibition opening is on Thursday 6 Feb, 7 – 9pm. The gallery will have extended opening hours, 9:30am – 9pm on 7 & 8 Feb and will be open 6 –9pm on Sunday 9.

Have a look at our SPECTRA page to find out more.

SPECTRA: Aberdeen Festival of Light is an Aberdeen City Council Encounters commission delivered by Peacock Visual Arts, supported by Aberdeen Inspired, Creative Scotland and Lively Cities/ Interreg IVB.

Adam Barker-Mill

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