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Lumiere London Exhibition

7 January 2016

In January 2016, the façade of BAFTA 195 was lit up with images of leading actors and directors of British film and television as part of Lumiere London’s festival of light.

As part of Lumiere London, award-winning Newcastle upon Tyne-based creative studio NOVAK, who specialise in motion design and immersive experiences, created 195 Piccadilly a projected exhibition using images from BAFTA’s photography archive. 

Hear from the people behind the exhibition about it's inspiration and realisation on the façade of BAFTA's iconic HQ

Featuring: composer Ed Carter; Studio Director of NOVAK Adam Finlay; Head of Facilities at 195 Piccadilly, Pauline Campbell; and Director of Archive, Heritage and Exhibition at BAFTA, Rebekah Polding.

195 Piccadilly - Lumiere London 2016 from NOVAK on Vimeo.

Inspired by the the origins of 195 Piccadilly as the home of the Royal Society of Watercolour Painters, the animation was accompanied by a striking soundtrack created by Ed Carter and based on the classic sounds that helped define the genres of film and television. Find out more about NOVAK at

Tilda Swinton Lumiere projection

Richard Attenborough Lumiere projection