A new touring light and audio installation artwork celebrating and collecting Moon cultures and history. 2016
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals’ Organ Donation Committee and Royal Liverpool Dialysis Utilities Fund have awarded Luke Jerram the commission to create a Tribute ‘Donation and Transplant’ Artwork.
Five artefacts from North Lincolnshire Museum that tell the story of the area, are cast in 18 carat gold and hidden across the region for the public to find. Clues to find the gold are woven into five paintings are on display in the 20-21 Arts Centre. 2017
A few days before the national election in the UK, these political projections appeared across Bristol.
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
Installed in cities across the globe, the street pianos are for the public to play and enjoy. Since 2008
A flotilla of abandoned fishing boats in Leigh Woods, Bristol. The installation and events venue, was commissioned by National Trust for Bristol 2015.
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 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
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
Aeolus is an investigation into acoustics, wind and architecture. This specially designed wind pavilion is an architectural space that will resonate and sing with the wind. This link takes you to the Aeolus microsite. 2011
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
Harrison’s Garden is an imagined landscape and garden of clocks. Commissioned by Connect! and currently touring National Trust properties of the UK. Since 2015
Jerram’s performative work in microgravity aboard a parabolic flight in Star City, Russia. 2008
Fusing geometry, optics and engineering the artwork acts as a den and contemplation space for the school children. 2015
A glass sculpture commissioned by St.George’s in Bristol for their new extension. The form of the artwork is made by taking a sound file from a section of famous Philip Glass music, and rotating it about its axis.
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. Cycling through the back streets and passing many homes, the orchestra delivers an artistic visual and musical experience to the children of a city. Since 2013
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
This E.coli sculpture was made for the Krebs Fest, University of Sheffield and was displayed in the Winter Gardens in Sheffield. 2015
A talking engagement ring made by Luke to propose to his wife, created under the code name ‘The Edison Project’. 2007
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
This sculpture was made to contemplate the 2011 Tōhoku Japanese Earthquake and subsequent Tsunami. 2011
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
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
With health updates via smart watch, this piece of jewellery displays how long the user has to live. 2014
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
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.
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
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
An emmersive installation artwork that creates virtual objects within a viewer, using a patented retinal after-image process. 1997
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