October 11, 2019

Cincinnati Got Lit For BLINK, Here's Everything We Saw

BLINK is a four-night light and art experience spanning 30 city blocks through Over-the-Rhine, downtown and, new this year, across an illuminated Roebling Bridge into Covington. It is returning to the area by popular demand after the event’s inaugural event in 2017. Now in its second run, BLINK kicked off Thursday, Oct. 10 at dusk with a 3,200-participant-led parade down Vine Street. Through Sunday, Oct. 13, the cityscape will be transformed by way of large-scale new murals, light installations, interactive sculptures, performance art, live entertainment and projection mapping — a technique that projects computer-programmed light, color and animations across three-dimensional surfaces. BLINK runs 7-11 p.m. nightly. Check in throughout the weekend — we'll be adding more photos.
Photos by Hailey Bollinger and Emerson Swoger
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"The Portal" at the Contemporary Arts Center
Hailey Bollinger and Emerson Swoger

"The Portal" at the Contemporary Arts Center

Cincinnati Parks' Urban Campsite at The Banks
Hailey Bollinger and Emerson Swoger

Cincinnati Parks' Urban Campsite at The Banks

The Roebling Bridge has been reimagined in an explosion of color and sound via “RUMBLE: A Contemporary Voice for the Bridge that Sings,” the fruit of a partnership between Brave Berlin, Vincent Lighting Systems and MASARY Studios. It is closed to automobile traffic for the duration of the fest.
Hailey Bollinger and Emerson Swoger

The Roebling Bridge has been reimagined in an explosion of color and sound via “RUMBLE: A Contemporary Voice for the Bridge that Sings,” the fruit of a partnership between Brave Berlin, Vincent Lighting Systems and MASARY Studios. It is closed to automobile traffic for the duration of the fest.

"Dazzle Doodle's House of Fun" by Pam Kravetz and Co.
Hailey Bollinger and Emerson Swoger

"Dazzle Doodle's House of Fun" by Pam Kravetz and Co.

"Dazzle Doodle's House of Fun" by Pam Kravetz and Co.
Hailey Bollinger and Emerson Swoger

"Dazzle Doodle's House of Fun" by Pam Kravetz and Co.

"Dazzle Doodle's House of Fun" by Pam Kravetz and Co.
Hailey Bollinger and Emerson Swoger

"Dazzle Doodle's House of Fun" by Pam Kravetz and Co.

"Dazzle Doodle's House of Fun" by Pam Kravetz and Co.
Hailey Bollinger and Emerson Swoger

"Dazzle Doodle's House of Fun" by Pam Kravetz and Co.

"Dazzle Doodle's House of Fun" by Pam Kravetz and Co.
Hailey Bollinger and Emerson Swoger

"Dazzle Doodle's House of Fun" by Pam Kravetz and Co.

"Shadow of the Rabbit" at Gano Alley by the 21c Museum Hotel in downtown Cincinnati
Hailey Bollinger and Emerson Swoger

"Shadow of the Rabbit" at Gano Alley by the 21c Museum Hotel in downtown Cincinnati

"Shadow of the Rabbit"
Hailey Bollinger and Emerson Swoger

"Shadow of the Rabbit"