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Review of 2020

Review of 2020 OK here we go… deep breath, and begin.  Well 2020 was a rollercoaster year that’s for sure. My original plans changed, and changed again; it actually feels like way longer than a year. Astonishingly I had one of my most successful years to date, and I ended up working on my biggest […]

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Laser Light City Leeds is a wrap!

We just returned from an amazing event in Leeds; it was the biggest installation of Laser Light City so far and an estimated 60,000 people enjoyed the installation across the 4 day event. With 7 separate sites, 25 powerful lasers, 15 crew on our side (and many more on the council’s) this was the biggest […]

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Laser Light City blasts Brighton skyline

The first Laser Light City test event in Brighton on the 1st of October is complete! It worked really well and we had over 5,000 people registered on the Facebook event. We installed 9 powerful lasers in 3 separate sites across the city, and we had reports of sightings as far as Haywards Heath! It […]

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A new COVID friendly project – Laser Light City

Over the summer I’ve been working on a new project that is designed to work even in full lock-down. The idea is that you can use your phone to control massive sky lasers mounted onto tall buildings across the city. I was thinking about the Light Festivals and the work we usually do there… but […]

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Tom Scott stops a laser beam

A really fun project to start the year! This collaboration with famous YouTuber Tom Scott uses the rolling shutter effect to “freeze” a laser beam in mid air. If you want to know more about how we made the effect, then check out my companion video below. Tom has several million subscribers so it’s been […]

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My ongoing mission to replace fireworks

Anyone that knows me, knows that it’s my long-term goal to replace fireworks. (There are so many reasons that they’re problematic, but let’s save that for another post!) I’ve been making interactive digital fireworks since 2007, but it didn’t really get serious until I launched PixelPyros in 2012. The project has since travelled far and […]

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Review of 2019

It’s been another incredible and overwhelming year, and I’ve added more highlights to my career. There has been a huge variety of projects and I’ve got to work with some incredible artists, including Bec Hill, Matt Parker and Norman Cook(!) Laser Light Synths But it kicked off in January with a new iteration of one […]

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Laser Light Synths wins ILDA Award

The latest incarnation of my Laser Light Synths project was installed in February at Middlesbrough Town Hall, and of course this time we added more lasers than ever before! The original version of this project (in 2014 believe it or not) had a single powerful laser to project graphics behind each custom-built synthesiser. But this […]

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Lasers for Fatboy Slim

Thanks so much to The Old Market and Norman Cook for inviting me to provide lasers at last week’s fundraising event. We filled the venue with 11W RGB lasers, somewhat overpowered for this venue to be honest, but the results were quite spectacular. As you might know, I write all of my own custom laser […]

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Review of 2018

This year has been overwhelming and exciting and it’s probably been the most varied one so far. The stand-out experience was at The Albert Hall for Space Shambles where I shared the stage with an actual Apollo astronaut who played a massive version of Lunar Lander, laser projected onto a 25m wide screen.  But there have been […]