Discovery by Luxmuralis - Chester Cathedral

Discovery by Luxmuralis

21 February to 24 February 2024

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Show times from 5.45pm until 8.30pm on 21 to 24 February.

Discovery is a spectacular immersive journey for people to walk through and explore the Cathedral in a new light. It invites you to fully immerse yourself in the artwork, and consider what humans have achieved in our place in the world.

The installation will give you the opportunity to ponder our relationship with the planet Earth and beyond. Installations of sound and light art that will take you on a journey through space, see galaxies emerge above you and to explore humanities ambition to adventure beyond.

Visitors have the chance to see original footage of the rocket launch, explore the creation story and the Big Bang within the sacred space, then view the final image of Earth as if looking back from space under a galaxy of stars.

Other elements of Discovery are designed to enable people to explore and contemplate the contributions of science and human understanding of the physical world around us.

The artwork will explore chemistry and biology and interpret artistically the scale of molecules cells and DNA as well as exploring the history of science and its contributions to humanity, while reflecting upon famous scientists past and present.

The architectural beauty of Chester Cathedral will be exposed and enhanced by the artwork projected throughout as you walk through the light artworks and installations.

The artistic collaboration known as ‘Luxmuralis’ which means ‘light murals’ in Latin, create large scale,site specific installations taking art and creativity to varied spaces across the UK and Europe.

Event Type
General
Dates
From: 21 February 2024
To: 24 February 2024
Location
Chester Cathedral

St Werburgh St

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