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  • GLOW Competition Update!

    The GLOW Competition first phase is complete and we will present the work of the three finalists this week! The three finalist teams are now beginning to work with Michael Chabot of Boston Light Source and John Powell of Light Boston to develop lighting specifications and on-site logistics plan. SHIFTboston is giving each team two [...]

  • Memorial to the Abolition of Slavery in Nantes, France – Opens and Receives European Award

    During the 15th and 19th centuries, many ports in Europe were used in the slave trade. During the 18th century,  the city of Nantes, France became France’s largest slave port. In 1848 slavery was abolished in France, but it was not until the 1990s that Nantes began to acknowledge its role in slave trade. Earlier [...]

  • Thank you!

    Thank you to all who attended last night’s GLOW Forum at the BSA! Stay tuned to hear who won the competition – the winner will be announced in the summer!    

  • Join us for the GLOW Forum – Wednesday, May 16!

    On behalf of SHIFTboston and Light Boston, I would like to invite you to join us for the GLOW Forum. The event will be a celebration of the results from the GLOW Competition, an international call for ideas for innovative lighting concepts for Copley Square.   Responses to the call came from architects, landscape architects, [...]