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ILLUMINATE is seeking individuals and groups from the art and technology sectors to create and/or display installations using light as their medium. Think BIG! (Projection Art, 3D Sculptures, Glowing Performance Art, Augmented Reality). ILLUMINATE’s headquarters are at the Gateway, the surrounding architecture is the canvas.


ILLUMINATE is a Projection Art & Technology Festival in Downtown SLC, the first of its kind in the region. This free event, produced by the Utah Arts Alliance, invites the community to explore our city in a whole new light, by highlighting our history, culture and community using light, art and technology.

Festival Dates and Hours:

November 10 and 11, 2017
Dusk to 10 pm (indoor activities may open earlier and some installation may be dispalyed until midnight)


Activities and installations will be centered at the Gateway, spilling out into the rest of the Downtown SLC. Projections onto outdoor walls will be permitted. There are indoor and outdoor spaces for projects.


Round 3 Submissions due: October 9th at midnight.
Installation: November 8 and 9
Removal: November 11-12

Existing and new installations and projects will be considered. Some funds are available to support selected projects. If you have questions about the event or the artist selection process, contact

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