Light Industry is a venue for film and electronic art in Brooklyn, New York.

Developed and overseen by Thomas Beard and Ed Halter, the project centers upon a series of weekly events, which are frequently organized in collaboration with an invited artist, critic, or curator.

Conceptually, Light Industry draws equal inspiration from the long history of alternative art spaces in New York as well its storied tradition of cinematheques and other intrepid film exhibitors. Through a regular program of screenings, performances, and lectures, its goal is to explore new models for the presentation of cinema. Bringing together the worlds of contemporary art, experimental film, and documentary (to name only a few), Light Industry looks to foster an ongoing dialogue among a wide range of artists and audiences within the city.

See the calendar for more details.

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General inquiries:
information (at) lightindustry (dot) org

Mailing address:
Light Industry
155 Freeman Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Light Industry is a W.A.G.E. Certified organization, supported, in part, by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, as well as the Henry Luce Foundation, the Willem de Kooning Foundation, and Teiger Foundation through the Coalition of Small Arts New York. Public assistance is provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.

Board of Directors
Paul Chan
Lauren Cornell
Brian Frye
Nellie Killian
Ruby Lerner
Jeff Preiss
Joshua Siegel
Max Weinman

Friends of Light Industry
Mitch Anzuoni
Jack Bankowsky and Matthew Marks
Daniel Buchholz and Christopher Müller
Coleman Crutchfield
Trisha Donnelly
Epoch Films
Barbara Gladstone
Robert Gober
Linda Hoaglund
Steven T. Incontro and David Joselit
Zak Kitnick
Michael Krebber
Louise Lawler
R.H. Quaytman
Amy Sillman
Jason Simon
Chantal Weinman

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