ARRT lumenarrt logo 4 web copy 2LumenARRT! is a project of the Artists’ Rapid Response Team (ARRT!). We work through the Union of Maine Visual Artists (UMVA), a members’ organization that advocates for artists and furthers the work of progressive non-profits in the state of Maine. Our video projections create a visual voice for these organizations and like electronic graffiti, bring awareness to issues of social, economic, and environmental justice.

On 9 July, LumenARRT!  projected at the opening night of the Maine International Film Festival. The opening night event featured the Kneeling Art Photography Project with music, dancing and lots of rain at the Railroad Cinema in Waterville. See the video below to get the feeling of the event.

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Behind the scenes LumenARRT! set up in the rain at the Maine International Film Festival in July. Left to right: Geoff Leighton, Deb Fahy, Anita Clearfield, and Dave Wade taking pictures, of course!

LumenARRT! at MIFF from Geoffrey Leighton on Vimeo.

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Presenters assembled at the workshop.

LumenARRT! also participated in a community workshop on strategies to implement the arts in activism. The event was held in Colby’s spectacular new Arts Collaborative at 18 Main Street, Waterville. Other presenters included the Kneeling Art Photography Project, ARRT! and activist artist Natasha Mayers. A lively discussion ensued.

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Collaboration in Waterville, LumenARRT! crew hangs ARRT! banners for a community workshop.


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Teresa McKinney, Diamond Family Director of the Arts at the workshop.

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The Kneeling Art Photography Project exhibition in Waterville, where the community workshop was held.

Events for Fall 2021 are heating up, stay tuned!


Image at top: LumenARRT! at MIFF 2021.