LightWorks Isla Vista 2016


In partnership:

Visual + Public Art programs at UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County Arts Commission
Isla Vista Recreation and Park District
Community of Isla Vista

Funded by

Creative California Communities – California Arts Council

LightWorks Isla Vista, is a light-based public arts festival, taking place  May 20-21, 2016 in downtown Isla Vista, CA.  17 selected artists from across California have been commissioned to create temporary outdoor artworks designed to transform the central parks of Isla Vista into illuminated spaces for art, performance, and evening engagement by the community.

LightWorks Isla Vista is part of a long-term community improvement effort led by a strategic group of partners and agencies, including the UCSB Visual and Public Art Programs, Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, Office of the 3rd Supervisorial District and County Sheriff, Isla Vista Recreation and Parks District (IVRPD), UCSB Materials Research Laboratory, The Santa Barbara Center for Art, Science and Technology (SBCAST), Santa Barbara Foundation, and the community of Isla Vista.