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Illumini Event 2012
Illumini will take you on a journey of Victorian hauntings, explore the dark side of a city long forgotten. Take torch light tours beneath the haunted streets of the city
Illumini 2010 secret subterranean London hit record numbers, over 5,000 people turned up for the opening night, with 3,315 gaining entry, crowds were entertained by performers. The week long event included exhibition, talks and tours in other underground spaces opened to the public. 9,247 visitors experienced the Illumini Experience
Have you ever wondered what secret tunnels and buildings are hidden under the city streets?
During the event there will be an on-line video art by Eckhard Preuss and many underground videos, on subterranean London. At the event there will be workshops and talks on historical underground London from museums, historians, and authors. There will even be tours of subterranean locations that are being opened up to the public just for this event. Other talks will include artists who use illumination, including the history of the magic lantern.
There is also a program of workshops and talks designed to help artists in their career paths, which will be run alongside the event. All talks will be free for anyone to attend. Full details will be on the info page .
You can even take your own personal tour. By using a clever application designed for Illumini Event by Martin Rieser. Using GPS and QR code reading, participants can use their mobile phone like a douser to discover a hidden underground world, which will correspond to real underground locations in Shoreditch and will be aligned with the sites of past events. You can then use the Riverain's overheard tales to map those sites and find clues and directions to others. You can participate as a team or an individual.
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Supported by the National Lottery, through the arts council England .