I'm a graduate of The Theatre School at DePaul University where I earned my BFA in Lighting Design. I live in the Chicago area and work as a freelance designer/electrician.
For the most part, I blog about things related to theatre and lighting.
Shanghai Layers by Sasaki Makoto
“My aim is to get to feel the city’s personality from the brilliance and color of the light of the time stacked in the city of Shanghai. I hope that we get a feel of the fact that we are living in passage of time and also that individual life, city and society are formed by accumulation of time from an unusual viewpoint.”
Using a home-made mixture of bioluminescent resin, Miya Ando meticulously coated a thousand leaves and floated them in a small pond. During the day, the coating absorbed light energy from the sun.
Once night arrived, each leaf could be seen emitting miraculous hues of blue and purple.
Russian artists Leonid Tishkov and Boris Bendikov created a fantastic world illuminated with the moonlight where they tried to convey relations between the man and the Moon. This is a romantic story about a man who met the Moon and decided to stay with it forever. They named the installation ‘Private Moon’.