This event has finished Took place on: Friday, 22nd Nov 2019
The Illuminated River Foundation presents a talk by Leo Villareal celebrating the completion of the first phase of Illuminated River - an ambitious public art commission which is transforming the capital at night, lighting up to 14 bridges on the River Thames. The first four bridges: London, Cannon Street, Southwark and Millennium, were illuminated in July 2019. Once complete, Illuminated River will span from Albert Bridge to Tower Bridge, making it the longest public artwork in the world, seen over 130 million times each year.
Following a special introduction by the Dean of Southwark Cathedral, Andrew Nunn, who blessed the Illuminated River project in July 2019, Leo Villareal will discuss the artistic inspiration behind the recently completed bridges and share plans for the next phase of the project and its intended legacy for London.
There are a limited number of tickets available for a guided walk of the first four bridges - London, Cannon Street, Southwark and Millennium - led by key members of the Illuminated River Project Team. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the project in situ through the expertise of the architects and lighting designers who have helped deliver this major artwork for London.
The tour will finish at Southwark Cathedral in advance of the talk by Leo Villareal.
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Reserve tickets at this website2019-11-22 2019-11-22 Europe/London Illuminated River Late with Artist Leo Villareal A talk (and optional tour) about the Illuminated bridges project along the Thames. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/11/22/illu-mi-nat-ed-riv-er-late-with-artist-leo-villareal-220132 Southwark Cathedral,London Bridge,London,London