Lumin Journal Issue 1 Indiegogo

Lumin have set up an Indiegogo campaign to help raise funds for our first print run! Check out the video we made to show what Lumin Journal is about, and more info below. For the first issue, we are trying to cover the costs of printing, and all the additional costs that came with setting … Continue reading Lumin Journal Issue 1 Indiegogo


Join us for the launch of our first Lumin Journal issue, featuring artists from around the Cardiff/Wales and Bristol arts scene to be announced soon... with poetry readings, featured artists' works on display, drinks, music, projections and Lumin Journal's first issue for sale. Check out our Facebook event for more updates.. Three Doors Up, Queen's … Continue reading LUMIN JOURNAL ISSUE 1 LAUNCH: 23rd Feb

Patrick Shen on Meditative Cinema

This article first appeared online for Quench in 2016. Lumin co-editor Sadia Pineda Hameed interviewed filmmaker Patrick Shen about his documentary In Pursuit of Silence, meditation in film, and the works of avant-garde filmmaker & author of Devotional Cinema Nathaniel Dorsky.  Sadia Pineda Hameed:  So just to start, could you describe what the documentary [In Pursuit of … Continue reading Patrick Shen on Meditative Cinema

Open or Closed? Allen Ginsberg and William F. Buckley Jr. This is Ginsberg’s appearance on William F. Buckley Jr’s debate programme ‘Firing Line’. And there is a warning here about wrapping yourself in rational debate, as I am about to do. Ginsberg comes onto a programme to try to spread his message about state violence, media, hypocrisy and human freedom, and the kind of … Continue reading Open or Closed? Allen Ginsberg and William F. Buckley Jr.

The Sleeper Society

In a cabaret setting, with seats loosely facing towards a projector screen, a small set up at the front  and a sound design booth up at the back, four large speakers were positioned around the corners of the room. The Sleeper Society, a showcase of modern experimental music, transformed Chapter Arts Centre's Seligman Theatre in … Continue reading The Sleeper Society

Made in Roath Nightwalk

On an early Winter's evening, close to the intersection of Newport Road, a large crowd gathers in the yellow light spilling out from City Road onto the car park of G39 arts centre. The event organised by Made in Roath, an arts organisation, was a night walk with undisclosed artistic events across the backstreets of … Continue reading Made in Roath Nightwalk