A touring light and audio installation artwork celebrating and collecting Moon cultures and history. Since 2016
A light and audio installation which reflects the wonder of looking back on the Earth from space. 2018
Artwork commissioned for the Llangollen Eisteddfod in Wales for presentation in July-Aug 2021.
Palm Temple was commissioned by Sky Arts Italy for presentation in London, January 2020. Now on permanent display in Bristol.
In Memoriam is a touring temporary memorial artwork for the public to visit and remember all those we have lost from the pandemic. 2020
Created in clear glass, the sculptures are designed for contemplation and to consider how the artificial colouring of scientific imagery affects our understanding of phenomenon. This link takes you to the Glass Microbiology microsite. Since 2004
Installed in cities across the globe, the street pianos are for the public to play and enjoy. Since 2008
This giant 90m slide was installed on Park Street in Bristol. Enabling the public to navigate the streets of their city in a new way, the slide is a simple architectural intervention, an almost childlike creative response to the urban landscape. 2014
Created from poetry and text submitted by the public, the artwork will be embedded within communities and presented in over 25 locations across Gloucester for people discover and enjoy. 2020
Aeolus is an investigation into acoustics, wind and architecture. This specially designed wind pavilion resonates and sings with the wind. This link takes you to the Aeolus microsite. 2011
A performance artwork involving 7 hot air balloons with speakers attached creating a vast surround sound experience. Flying over a city at dawn the music is designed to sculpt the dreams of the sleeping public below. Since 2003
3D pixelated sculpture commissioned by the Watershed for the Bristol Temple Quarter. Seen from a distance a figure of a child stands in the train station. Up close, she fragments into three dimensional pixels. 2013
This E.coli sculpture was made for the Krebs Fest, University of Sheffield and was displayed in the Winter Gardens in Sheffield. 2015
This sculpture was made to contemplate the 2011 Tōhoku Japanese Earthquake and subsequent Tsunami. 2011
This life-size glass sleeping figure was made as part of an Arts Council of England funded residency at the Glass Hub in UK. The artwork was made to highlight the growing number of hidden and invisible homeless people there now are. 2015
A glass sculpture commissioned by St.George’s Bristol. The form of the artwork was made by taking a sound file from a section of Philip Glass music and rotating it about its axis. 2018
Performance artwork commenting on what many people see as the UK moving in the wrong direction.
Five artefacts from North Lincolnshire Museum were cast in 18 carat gold and hidden across the region for the public to find and keep. Clues were woven into five paintings displayed at 20-21 Arts Centre. 2017
A flotilla of abandoned fishing boats in Leigh Woods, Bristol. The installation and events venue, was commissioned by National Trust for Bristol. 2015
Temporary pavilion created for i-Light festival in Singapore. Highlighting the problem of plastic waste in the oceans, the artwork was made in forms inspired by microscopic radiolaria found in the river and sea around Singapore. 2017
Exhibition of experimental sculptural works inspired by optical phenomena. Displayed at University of Bristol Botanic Garden. 2018
Harrison’s Garden is an imagined landscape and garden of clocks. Commissioned by Connect! it toured around National Trust properties in the UK. 2015-2019
Jerram’s performative work in microgravity aboard a parabolic flight in Star City, Russia. 2008
Bread Poetry is a collaboration between the artist Luke Jerram, poets from around the UK and a local bakery.
A talking engagement ring made by Luke to propose to his wife, created under the code name ‘The Edison Project’. 2007
A permanent artwork commissioned by the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals’ Organ Donation Committee and Royal Liverpool Dialysis Utilities Fund.
Tolls once, randomly, 150-200 times a day, indicating the current average number of species lost worldwide every 24 hours. 2019
Fusing geometry, optics and engineering the artwork acts as a den and contemplation space for the school children. 2015
Lullaby is a gift to a city, a surround sound illuminated artwork, made by its own citizens and delivered at dusk to the public’s door. 2013-2015
Sculpture of a Diesel soot particle commissioned by UWE for the Our City Our Health initiative. 2018
Flickering and shimmering in the sunlight the kinetic solar powered chandeliers are designed and commissioned for different spaces. Since 2012
Artwork designed to help promote a sense of ownership of the new Royal Shakespeare Theatre of Stratford-upon-Avon. A hidden exhibition that was literally embedded into the fabric of in the building. 2010
A live, kinetic sound installation controlled by the movements of the Moon and Sun. Commissioned by Da2 the artwork toured around the globe for several years. 2001.
Held up to a light source this ring projects portraits onto the nearest surface. Created for the wedding of Luke Jerram and Shelina Nanji. 2008
An interactive installation designed to direct the contents of participant’s dreams as they sleep over night in the gallery. 2007
Installation in Europe’s largest wind tunnel Farnborough Airbase. Created from liquid mercury and light, Ghost Plane was commissioned by Arts Catalyst. 2004
A man catches the attention of a commuter and gives them two free flowers to take away; one to keep and another to give to someone else. 2018
Commission for the Witte de With Festival, Rotterdam. 100’s of umbrellas floating like swans on the canal. Occasionally one or two would be found trying to escape a few hundred meters down stream. 2010
At the age of 16, Sir Henry Wellcome’s first product was invisible ink (simply lemon juice), which he sold through the Garden City Herald. Jerram’s 1000 invisible portraits of Wellcome for the launch of the Wellcome Collection, London. 2004
An immersive installation artwork that creates virtual objects within a viewer, using a patented retinal after-image process. 1997
The plant orchestra amplifies and makes audible the imperceptible sound waves of dozens of plants of the botanical gardens to create a surround sound installation. 2009- 2011
An investigation into flags and nationalism through the creation of a flag neutralising machine. 2013
Evening performance on the evening of the summer solstice using a circle of 21 upright pianos. 2010
With health updates via smart watch, this piece of jewellery displays how long the user has to live. 2014
In the 1/2km long dissused railway tunnel of Bristol, the artwork was a fusion of architecture, candlelight, surround sound and the visiting public. 2006
A specialist light suit created for a performance and photographic artwork commissioned by Enable for Electric Pavilion, Watershed. 2010
Participants of a mass Dream Concert explore the perceptual locations of sleep in a safe communal atmosphere. 2004-2007
In an abandoned underground mail transport tunnel in Birmingham, Luke Jerram and composer Dan Jones create a series of sound and light installations inspired by the tunnel’s history. 2007
A performance artwork presented at Wheaton Arts Centre in USA. Sounds from the hot shop were mixed together with interviews of glass makers.
Design for the facade of Bristol Royal Infirmary. Working in collaboration with Arup, Willis Newson and architects CODA. 2013
The retinal after-image installation Jerram created after ‘Retinal Memory Volume’. Commissioned by Site Gallery for an exhibition called ‘Everything is Number.’ 2001