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Illumini is planning more events, and is looking for artist's, from all genres, including performance, that use light in their work.

We also offers work placement opportunities for artists.

Illumini, offers great advertising packages for companies, that would like to be part of an exciting event, that attracts a large and wide audience.

For further details please contact Jane Webb via the contact page.


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Art historian & Artist
Location: Reading
Contact: Email


Paul Dobraszczyk is an art historian and artist. As a researcher, he is particularly interested in everyday perception of spaces in Victorian London and he has published widely on subjects including London guidebooks, information for cab passengers, images of sewers, maps, and responses to the census. His first book is  Into the Belly of the Beast: Exploring London's Victorian Sewers (Spire, 2009). Travel and walking inspire his art and photography, both of which express responses to particular spaces and places: from caves, sewers and catacombs to the mountains of the Scottish highlands.


Paul's education consists of a BA in History of Art & Architecture. MA in Visual & Verbal Representation in British Culture and a PhD in History of Art & Architecture. In 2009 his book ‘Into the Belly of the Beast' exploring London's Victorian Sewers, was published. Paul has written numerous articles, including publications in Journal of Architecture. He has also had articles and chapters in edited books, including ‘Information History in the Modern World', Dirt: New Geographies of Dirt and Purity and Monsters and the Monstrous: Myths of Enduring Evil.

Other works have included various refereed articles in academic journals and book reviews. Paul has contributed to many conferences, all over the UK on his specialist subject and contributed greatly to education include talks and tours with universities and schools and a Contributor to BBC World Service radio series One Planet , in June 2006.

Into the belly of the beast can be purchased from these 2 sites



Above images are copyright of Paul Dobraszczyk 2009-2010