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Speed of Light mayo 15, 2010

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Speed of Light celebrates the tenth anniversary of broadband in the UK with a series of installations by United Visual Artists commissioned by Virgin Media. The installations explore the themes of communication and modernity.

United Visual Artists (UVA) has been commissioned by Virgin Media to create an immersive light installation on London’s South Bank to mark the tenth anniversary of broadband in the UK. ‘Speed of Light’ is a series of installations that explore the themes of communication and modernity. Stripped back to its materials, fibre optic is a thin strand of glass, with nothing more than a flickering beam of light. UVA have used this beam as the starting point for their work. The installations dramatize the experience of using fibre-optic communication, re-imagining it as an immersive environment.

The story begins with an input from the audience, which is transferred into a pathway of light, leading through the atmospheric environment of the Bargehouse. The continuous line of light evolves through each installation in turn shifting in intensity and form.

Presented by Virgin Media, for more information visit the Speed of Light Website

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