ARTIST CALL FOR CREATING NEW PUBLICATION

We are looking to put out a pamphlet with an writer/s or artist/s. Send us your writing, artwork or ideas in any medium, with any ideas you may already have for exploration or presentation. How can we break down the barriers that separate us? We are particularly looking for tracts of political/aesthetic/spiritual/transformative prose/poetry/art of any [...]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: LUMIN JOURNAL 2

Send us your visionary art, freely expressed poetry, literature, music, plays, sound pieces, experimental and lucid essay/critical/academic work, reviews, arts journalism, contemporary non-genre restricted unique creations for our second print issue. We’re particularly interested in work that is in dialogue with or comes from spirituality, non-western thought, modernist, post-modernist & metamodernist modes of expression, and [...]

LUMIN JOURNAL ISSUE 1 LAUNCH: 23rd Feb

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 [...]

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 [...]

Open or Closed? Allen Ginsberg and William F. Buckley Jr.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBpoZBhvBa4 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]