Astral dares to dream in Africa

Last weeks #UBEACOEawards at #ekohotel in #lagos was a huge success. It was a treat to catch up with Teju Kareem from @zmirrage On my way back to #abuja in #nigeria next week for the first #daretodream training project prior to meeting the first shipment of projection & lighting equipment for #asttalafrica & that will […]

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More projects for dare to dream in 2016?

more catch up from summer 2015 The first to dare to dream was Teju Kareem @zmirage in Lagos Nigeria- he took me on a huge adventure. He decided to produce wole Soyinka’s play Dance of the Forrest to celebrate the Nobel prize winning poet & play write’s 80th birthday. No usual production this one Kareem […]

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2016 creative & suporting role for Astral

Wow! 2015-what a year, finally Astral Design has had a chance to recover after the debacle that was LPG & return to a more creative & supportive role in the industry. Loads if you found the courage to #daretodream, & we’ve managed to inspire a whole new group of young media practitioners on the Way. […]

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#daretodream project extends offer to #shambala competition winners

H#shambala are following in the footsteps of festival creative inovators @shangrilaglasto & running a competition to win a chance to install a nano venue  at the 2016 festival.  Great for an in for up to 6 people to a realy cool festival. Not so good if you need to earn a living. So on the […]

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Luminaire london

Luminaire  London – I only got to see  one one, but had endless people telling me it was a let down & I was frankly shocked at the installation on Westminster Abbey. We are london – an iconic city – an iconic building – is this the best the Uk has to offer? From the […]

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Halloween at Hylands

Can’t wait to start on this with the talented Joanna Peacock.  The last time we played together we won  an award & with joanna’s current spate of awards for wearable Art.   I can’t wait to start making some awesome stuff with her. Astral are again main technical sponsors if the event with AM-PM providing projection […]

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Mungos BarRock Freshers Week at Canterbury Uni

A cracking time was had by all during #freshersweek  at #canterburyuni. #mungosbar sponsored the #schooldisco in Elliot house. Astral provides lighting & AM-PM provided video mapping & projection for the event. 

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Jonny Buffalo Dares to Dream @ Colchester Free Festival

What a great opportunity to bring Tankon to life in light & projection in Colchester Castle Gardens. Many thanks to Sam Bear for the content & mapping & to Jonny for Daring to ask.  Another great #truebijou festival.   Light art bright art.  Because we can  @lighttart www.astraldesign.co.uk Can’t resist a quick photo of chris […]

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Dare to dream project travels the world with Astral

The first to dream this year was Teju Kareem @zmirage in Lagos  Nigeria, Kareem wanted to celebrate the 80th birthday of Wole Soyinka poet laureate & recipient of the Nobel prize for Literature. Not one to do things by halves Kareem dug out a 1000 seat amphitheatre in the bush behind Soyinka’s home in which […]

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Castlemaine State Festival daring to dream in 2015

I was so lucky to be able to contribute during our uk winter to Castlemaine State Festival curtesy of Jimbelina of belt and braces productions in Victoria Australia.   Ive been flat out with uk corporate since my return & it’s only now I have a chance to catch up mid festival season in a […]

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