Oxo Peugeot Design Awards 2000; Starstruck; Absolut Lights

Winning designs in furniture, lighting, textiles, ceramics and glass from the Oxo Peugeot Design Awards 2000 are on show, from 7 April until 3 June. The overall winner was the Super Patata light by Hector Serrano. Visitors have the opportunity to cast a vote for their favourite object.

Venue: Laing Art Gallery, New Bridge Street, Newcastle NE1 8AG.

Avid Hollywood fan Gary Lee Boas exhibits photographs featuring celluloid’s finest (and sometimes himself) from 1966-1980 at Starstruck from 11 April until 26 May.

Venue: The Photographers’ Gallery, 5 Great Newport Street, London WC2.

The London showing of the pan-European art project Absolut Lights runs from 19-23 April. It aims to explore the concept of using light as an expressive tool. The installation, by Tomato, is a matrix of lights in the shape of an airline runway and an Absolut vodka bottle. On 19 April there will be a live webcast from London, Athens, Berlin, Madrid and Milan.

Contact: www.absolutlights.com

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