In pictures: Durham lights up for third Lumiere festival
Durham Cathedral - Crown of Light by Ross Ashton, Robert Ziegler, John Del'Nero - About 200,000 people are expected to visit Durham city centre to see the return of Lumiere Festival, Durham County Council says. One of the main attractions sees Durham Cathedral turned into a canvas for a projected light show about the Lindisfarne Gospels.
'Crown of Light' - Durham Cathedral
Shown at the Durham Lumiere Festival 2009 & 2011. The piece was created to celebrate the connection between Durham and the Lindisfarne Gospels. Over 1000 years of history was represented within the images. The Lindisfarne Gospels were broken down and reformed to decorate the outside of the Cathedral as well as architectural images made from photographs of elements of the cathedrals structure.
Gallery: Lumiere festival of light dazzles Durham
'Elephantastic' - Top’là Design Top’là’s huge 3D projection will have spectators believe that a giant lumbering elephant is really walking through an ancient gateway across Elvet Bridge. Join him on an imaginary journey through the strange atmosphere of an urban jungle. Lumiere Festival Durham