Luke Jerram's multidisciplinary arts practice involves the creation of sculptures, installations and live artworks. Living in the UK, but working internationally, Jerram creates art projects which excite and inspire people around the world.
Ascension is a memorial arts project in memory of those who lost their lives during the Covid-19 pandemic. On Saturday 23rd March, the four-year anniversary since the first UK lockdown began, specially made kites will be flown at a small memorial event. This will allow the participants an opportunity to remember their loved ones, celebrate their lives and grieve their loss at a time when much of the world is moving on from the effects of the pandemic. Find out more
Helping to empower local communities they installed 21 solar powered LED streetlights within the informal settlements (sometimes referred to as slums) of Freetown. Collaborating with 10 local artists to create light sculptures around ARISE themes of safety, education, work, play, and pride, the sculptures were paraded through Freetown as part of a street lighting opening ceremony.
A documentary film has been made by Cinematica Media. This documentary film describing the journey of this project will form part of a new large scale art installation that is currently in development. Find out more.
100,000 Arrive to Encounter the Moon
The Museum of the Moon was recently presented in Kerala, India as a preview event for the Global Science Festival Kerala. 100,000 people arrived in just one evening to see the artwork, leading to press coverage across the country. Luke needed security to help him navigate the crowds and get to the stage to speak with the press! See press coverage.