A centerpiece of the Edinburgh International Festival and recently staged in the docklands of Yokohama in Japan , the night-time work uses light, intentional movement and sound to change the way we see and feel about a chosen environment.
Hundreds of runners, including our own Owen Hutchings, (pictured) wore specially commissioned LED light suits created beautiful, choreographed patterns of light flowing through the streets and quays of Salford also incorporating over bridges and around public spaces and buildings. ‘Speed Of Light’ can be seen as a piece of abstract art on the grandest scale: monumental but surprisingly quiet and reflective.
If only the weather that evening was like !!!!