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BLINK® 2022, Illuminated by ArtsWave

Presented by BLINK and ArtsWave at Various Locations

Oct 13 - 16 2022
BLINK® 2022, Illuminated by ArtsWave

BLINK® returns to Cincinnati for the first time since 2019, bringing with it four days and nights of immersive art experiences, October 13-16. Are you ready?

BLINK®, illuminated by ArtsWave, is the nations largest light, art and projection mapping experience. This festival is FREE to all and transforms 30+ Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky city blocks into an immersive art experience. Sitting at the crossroads of innovative art and new technology, BLINK embodies the spirit of world-building, connecting artists who craft their own unique environments within the Cincinnati cityscape. This year’s BLINK will take place in Over-the-Rhine, Findlay Market, the Central Business District, The Banks and Covington.

Click here for a map of BLINK, including the ten stops on ArtsWave’s Guided Tour!

BLINK kicks off with an opening parade on October 13. This year’s parade theme is “Together: a constellation of shared cultures and unique identities; we illuminate joy through creative expression.”


BLINK transports attendees unlike any other event, simultaneously encouraging the seemingly impossible combination of escapism and mental presence through:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Lighting Effects
  • Projection Installations
  • Murals
  • Light Sculpture and Performance
  • Existing Features


BLINK features the work of 71 total artists, 18 international, 21 U.S.-based, and 32 local, for large-scale projection mapping, murals and interactive light sculptures.  Artists include: Shantell Martin, Vince Fraser, Michael Coppage, Wendy Yu, Case Maclaim, Add Fuel, PichiAvo, This is Loop, Devious, Jason Snell, Antaless Visual Design, OGE Group, Sean Van Praag, Architects of Air, Mz. Icar, Lindz & Lamb, NeSpoon, MASARY Studios, Sonny Day, GraffMapping, Lightborne, DogfishCrew, Jessica Wolf, Mallory Feltz, Faile, L’Amour Supreme, Michelle Hoogveld, Chroma Projects, Inka Kendzia, George Berlin, Greg D’Amico, Emily Underwood, Greg Mike, Courtney Zunis, Kyle Eli Ebersole, Ian Molitors, Daniel Shields, Bradley Scherzer, Miami University, Building 180 with Inflatabill, Charles Gadeken and Christopher Schardt, Tristan Eaton, Insane51, goDutch, Max Sansing, Chaske Haverkos, Jenny Ustick, Spotted Yeti, Immerge Interactive, Kemper Sauce Studios, Gylee Games, Nimble Prototyping, Radius Concepts, Digital Castaway, Lady Pheonix, FotoFocus, Yalie Kamara, Ted Madden, Sean Cottengim and Empower.


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BLINK is a trademark of the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation exclusively licensed by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber.



BLINK is free and open to the public.

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