Lumiere festival lights up Durham – in pictures

The fifth biennial edition of Lumiere, the UK’s largest lights festival, this year features 28 installations across Durham city centre

Saddler Street illuminated by Dome and Arches, created by the Italian architectural lighting company    Luminarie De Cagna    Photo:   The Guardian

Saddler Street illuminated by Dome and Arches, created by the Italian architectural lighting company Luminarie De Cagna Photo:The Guardian

Frequencies, by the Finnish artist    Kari Kola   , on the banks of the river Wear Photo:   The Guardian

Frequencies, by the Finnish artist Kari Kola, on the banks of the river Wear Photo:The Guardian

Dome and Arches, a fairytale structure studded with tens of thousands of LED lights to create a winter wonderland that dominates the Market Place Photo:   The Guardian

Dome and Arches, a fairytale structure studded with tens of thousands of LED lights to create a winter wonderland that dominates the Market Place Photo:The Guardian

Horizontal Interference, by the Polish artists Kataryzna Malejka and Joachim Sługocki, at The College. The work comprises colourful cords wrapped around trees Photo:   The Guardian

Horizontal Interference, by the Polish artists Kataryzna Malejka and Joachim Sługocki, at The College. The work comprises colourful cords wrapped around trees Photo:The Guardian

Horizontal Interference comprises colourful cords wrapped around trees Photo:   The Guardian

Horizontal Interference comprises colourful cords wrapped around trees Photo:The Guardian

Our Moon, by the British artist Hannah Fox, projected on to Durham Castle. It looks, blinks, smiles, twitches and frowns. Each evening a different moon – representing childhood, youth, maturity and wisdom – will observe the city and its residents Photo:   The Guardian

Our Moon, by the British artist Hannah Fox, projected on to Durham Castle. It looks, blinks, smiles, twitches and frowns. Each evening a different moon – representing childhood, youth, maturity and wisdom – will observe the city and its residents Photo:The Guardian

Entre Les Rangs, by Canada’s Rami Bebawi Kanva, at the cathedral cloisters. The work features thousands of illuminated flowers, resembling a field of shimmering wheat Photo:   The Guardian

Entre Les Rangs, by Canada’s Rami Bebawi Kanva, at the cathedral cloisters. The work features thousands of illuminated flowers, resembling a field of shimmering wheat Photo:The Guardian

Control No Control, by the Canadian artist    Daniel Iregui   , at the Prince Bishops shopping centre Photo:   The Guardian

Control No Control, by the Canadian artist Daniel Iregui, at the Prince Bishops shopping centre Photo:The Guardian

Drawn in Light, by    Ralf Westerhof   , suspended over Elvet Bridge. The installation is constructed from steel and features an Amsterdam canal building surrounded by tranquil elements of daily life Photo:   The Guardian

Drawn in Light, by Ralf Westerhof, suspended over Elvet Bridge. The installation is constructed from steel and features an Amsterdam canal building surrounded by tranquil elements of daily life Photo:The Guardian

Source: The Guardian