Light for Monuments
In February 2011 Beata Konieczniak took the initiative to establish the Lux Pro Monumentis Foundation (in latin Light for Monuments).
Norbert Wasserfurth – Grzybowski,
Lux Pro Monumentis Foundation Members:
Jerzy Wyrozumski – Deputy of the Board
Norbert Wasserfurth – Grzybowski – Member of the Board
Barbara Wiaderna – Member of the Board
Beata Konieczniak – Foundation Councillor
Krzysztof Pawłowski – Foundation Councillor
Krzysztof Stefański – Foundation Councillor
The mission and main objectives of the Foundation
Lux Pro Monumentis Foundation is a group of architecture and cultural heritage lovers, city well-wishers and fans of modern technologies and possibilities . We are aware of Lodz’s great potential – the citizens and the unique architecture.
The main goal of Kinetic Art Festival of Light, established by Lux Pro Monumentis, is a permanent change of the city’s image that would attract the number of people seeking aesthetic sensations that can be provided by light and the most impressive technology. We believe that the Festival with its unusual forms of exposure has a chance to alter the image of Lodz. Light as a medium is the least intrusive and, at the same time, the most effective way of getting the attention of multiple recipient. Festival’s events are addressed to all people taht are aesthetically sensitive, tempted by something intellectually stimulating. All of it can be provided by light.
Every edition of Light. Move. Festival. meets with great interest of dwellers and tourists. Free and open form of the event allows everyone to participate. Every year the intention of Lux Pro Monumentis Foundation is to make these tree days of the Festival the time when the city is crowded , cheerful and capable of become artistically inspiring for locals, tourists and people associated with culture.
The main goals of Lux Pro Monumentis Foundation assume:
a) promotion of cultural heritage and artistic activity by propagating and support of cultural initiatives;
b) support in the field of revitalization and animation of historic monuments by their illumination;
c) stimulation of local communities by education, culture, art, protection of tradition and promotion of social cultural activity;
d) European integration and development of connections and interactions of societies;
e) propagation of regional culture.
The concept of Festival of Kinetic Art of Light, Light. Move. Festival., materialized at the turn of 2009 and 2010. Beata Konieczniak and Norbert Wasserfurth – Grzybowski were the initiators and main contributors.
Current activities of the Foundation
- organization of the Festival of Kinetic Art of Light, Light. Move. Festival. (five editions). Light is used to highlight the city’s cultural and architectural potential. Green lighting technology is promoted by unique illuminations, installations, 3D mappings and large format projections. The 25th edition in 2015 gathered over 550.000 participants. The event is free of charge.
- propagating of green energy-saving lighting technology;
- promotion of history and cultural heritage of Lodz;
- social activities for local communities aimed at propagating of aware public space creation;
- Publication of Techne- periodical created in cooperation with city art historians and architects;
- cooperation with art and technical universities;
- preparation of Lodz province historic preservation documentation.
We exist for the city and the Festival of Kinetic Art of Light is an event creating its image.
We are open to cooperation with other organizations and individuals who love beauty and are aware of great value of cultural heritage.
The Media Report
Each edition of Light.Move.Festival . meets with a lot of appreciation from both the participants and the mass media. The Festival extends the field of action, also develops diversity of the programme, which results in increasing number of festival guests. See the Media Report on Light.Move.Festival. 2015 for more details!
Support the Foundation
Lux Pro Monumentis foundation is a legally constituted non-governmental organization (NGO), neither a part of a government nor a conventional for-profit business . As a non-profit organization it is financed by private donations, grants from international partners and national government.
Support the work of the Foundation and make a donation :
Bank name: PKO SA
Account number: 97 1240 3073 1111 0010 3852 5231
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Lux Pro Monumentis Foundation
Piotrkowska 86, lok. 10 u
90-103 Łódź, Poland
phone: (42) 207 21 55, m: 505 952 798
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