Arena Square Mixed Media, 2020
In Arena Square, Brent heroes George Michael, Twiggy, Arthur Wint, Amy Johnson and Jayaben Desai are celebrated in this unique phone box art installation. Legends Calling, created by renowned artist and lighting designer Louisa Smurthwaite, sees figures of these icons float as blue lights within three traditional phone boxes, representing the continuing reverberations of their achievements. Smurthwaite, who works from Second Floor Studios in Wembley Park, has previously collaborated with the likes of Sam Smith and Florence & the Machine.
Louisa is a lighting designer, she lives between London and Brighton and in her spare time wonders about with a Canon DSLR that she loves more than she should. You can see some pictures at www.oneohfive.co.uk Recent works include Keane, Jarvis Cocker & Steve Mackey's Dance Floor Meditations, Glass Animals, Tom Chaplin, Rag 'N' Bone Man, Florence & the Machine & Kylie Minogue. Louisa was shortlisted for a Knight Of Illumination in 2017 for her work on Rag 'N' Bone Man, Human tour. She is currently undertaking an Art Foundation alongside designing productions.
Visit her website here.