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River of Light Trail - Autumn 21

22 October - 7 November
Address:
Liverpool City Centre
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Opening times

Artwork installations are lit from 6pm - 10.30pm

Admission

Free

For 17 nights Liverpool’s waterfront will be transformed into an illuminated outdoor art gallery.

Twelve large scale light artworks will create a 2km trail in the fourth edition of River of Light.

The theme this year is ‘Rhythm of the Light’ with each of the artworks being inspired by the relationship between the city, music and light.

Some of the highlights include:

Dance Together – Canning Dock Quayside, Museum of Liverpool

This celebration of club culture will be accompanied by a collection of digital images from across the 20+ years of Chibuku in the atrium of the Museum of Liverpool.

Liverpool, Love of my life – Liverpool, Town Hall

Inspired by Diwali – which is on the 4 November – and artist Chila Kumari Burman's love of Liverpool, this collection of neon artworks will take over the front of Liverpool Town Hall and be accompanied by an Indian and Bollywood inspired soundtrack.

Spriteworks – Canal Basin, Pier Head

The first outdoor commission from Warrington-based artist Pastel Castles, this artwork is inspired by classic 90s computer games. Working in partnership with local collective The Kazimier, Spriteworks brings together a 3D visualisation of classic 2D gaming with a bespoke soundtrack created by the artist on her original Gameboy.

The Pool – Chavasse Park, Liverpool ONE

The Pool is a giant field of light comprised of over 100 interactive LED platforms that respond to touch, creating incredible colourful light effects when walked on. The piece will be accompanied by an atmospheric soundtrack curated by the artist.

Click here to view the River of Light map. 

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River of Light is a walking trail with the 12 stunning installations located around the city centre. Both Moorfields and James Street stations are a few minutes walk from the trail route.

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