#BrightBrusselsFestivalOfLight: 11 artists chosen to festoon #Brussels city centre

| December 19, 2018
This weekend, the Bright Brussels Festival of Light will be shining the spotlight on some of Brussels’ most central neighbourhoods in collaboration with a variety of Belgian and international artists. After a difficult decision, the jury have finally selected 11 artists to take on this decorative feat.
The neighbourhoods of Quais and Sainte-Catherine will be dressed to dazzle with dozens of illuminations and light animations. Altogether, 11 artists and associations from Belgium and beyond will be decking out some of the Belgian capital’s most emblematic sites. The Bright Brussels Festival of Light is preparing to offer visitors and locals a unique opportunity to see the capital city’s neighbourhoods in a whole new light.
Under an initiative driven by the Minister-President of the Brussels-Capital Region, Rudi Vervoort , and by the Brussels Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Pascal Smet , visit.brussels has been given the task of coordinating the implementation of these monumental displays in the heart of the city.
On Friday 7 December 2018, a jury comprising representatives from the Brussels’ creative arts and design scene came together to select the following 11 artists: Mandylight (AUS): The areas of Quai à la Chaux, Quai à la Houille, Quai au Bois de Construction and Quai aux Barques, Collectif Coin (FR): The areas of Bassin de la Fontaine in Quai aux Briques and Quai au Bois à Brûler, COWBOY startup (BE) in collaboration with a Brussels artist: Marché aux Porcs, Allumeurs d’image (FR): Rue du Grand Hospice opposite Hospice Pacheco, Ad Lib (FR): Place du Béguinage, Tetro (FR): Place du Vismet in Quai aux Briques and Quai au Bois à Brûler, Studio Chevalvert (FR): La Tour Noire, Ocubo (PRT): Place du nouveau Marché aux Grains, Pierre Debusschere (BE): Place du vieux Marché aux Grains, Gilles Leempoels (BE): Place Sainte-Catherine, Les Garages Numériques (BE): Halles Saint-Géry Illuminations will also be lighting up the façade of the church of Sainte-Catherine.


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