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LightnUp Inc is a community, arts-based, not for profit organisation based in Lismore, in the heart of the Northern Rivers, New South Wales, Australia.
LightnUp Inc are the producers of the annual Lismore Lantern Parade and run year round programs and workshops throughout regional, rural and metropolitan Australia, including lantern making, shadow theatre, illuminated puppets, masks and costume making, and story development.
LightnUp Inc has a strong commitment to social inclusion and access to the arts. As an unfunded not for profit organisation they are proud to welcome people from all walks of life, cultural backgrounds, abilities and socio-economic groups offering them the opportunity to express themselves creatively and to work alongside experienced and high profile artists.
LightnUp Inc is widely recognised for their expertise in lantern making, spectacular event production and staging. They hire lanterns, produce specially commissioned work and develop lantern parades and events for communities across Australia. They also provide event theming for conferences and events - weddings, parties, funerals, celebrations.
ceo / creative director, artist
financial manager / administration
Chris Mortimer & Amber Gooley
lantern lighting, main image & workshop supervisor
workshop preparation coordinator
Robyn Kelly & Jacob Stone
school workshop coordinator