Women in Lighting

Extras:R.A.W

Gae Aulenti
29 July 2021:

Gae Aulenti

Gae Aulenti was one of the few women designing in postwar Italy, and led an entirely new type of design philosophy ecncouraging a revival of individuality and craft.
Jacqueline Hen
9 April 2021:

Jacqueline Hen

An interview with Jacqueline Hen, a light magician and winner of International Light Art Award 2019 for her installation ‘LIGHT HIGH’.
R.A.W: Marta Viana
15 January 2021:

R.A.W: Marta Viana

Performer, choreographer, film-maker and light technician, Marta Viana started to experiment with stage lighting whilst getting educated in dance arts.
R.A.W: Marina Zumi
13 November 2020:

R.A.W: Marina Zumi

Marina Zumi is a talented street artist, with a background in fashion design. Argentinian native and Berlin based, she is known for her extra large, colourful murals covering entire buildings in cosmic-like illustrations.
R.A.W: Shirley Prendergast
28 August 2020:

R.A.W: Shirley Prendergast

“Good lighting often goes unnoticed by the audience” – Shirley Prendergast was an inspiration to many African-American lighting designers. Her trailblazing work has paved way for the upcoming generation of designers.
R.A.W: Christina Kamma
22 May 2020:

R.A.W: Christina Kamma

Mixing design and technology and electricity, theory and practice, had attracted Christina Kamma in order to be able to handle almost any project for the entire process from concept to delivery.
R.A.W TALKS
22 May 2020:

R.A.W TALKS

Our first R.A.W TALKS live chat with the R.A.W Series Bloggers: Dipali Shirsat and Martina Frattura, moderated by Katia Kolovea.
R.A.W: Motoko Ishii
17 April 2020:

R.A.W: Motoko Ishii

Motoko Ishii started her firm in a time when nobody understood the importance of lighting design in Japan and the culture did not completely accept female designers. Her work on the Tokyo Tower started the change.
R.A.W: Tamar Frank
31 January 2020:

R.A.W: Tamar Frank

Article about Tamar Frank from Lightspace, known for installations like Interlaced.
R.A.W: Sheila Kennedy
23 January 2020:

R.A.W: Sheila Kennedy

Kennedy is described as an “insightful and original thinker who is designing new ways of working, learning, leading and innovating”.
R.A.W: Jennifer Veitch
13 December 2019:

R.A.W: Jennifer Veitch

Dr. Jennifer Veitch believes that it takes cooperation: vision science, cognitive psychology, and physiology together for developing the basic knowledge about lighting.
R.A.W: Jean Rosenthal
8 November 2019:

R.A.W: Jean Rosenthal

Jean Rosenthal (1912-1969) a pioneer in the field of Theatre Lighting Design, it was during her thirty-three year career that the Lighting Designer joined the Scene and Costume Designer as a member of the production team.
R.A.W: Eliza Alexandropoulou
27 September 2019:

R.A.W: Eliza Alexandropoulou

Eliza's talent doesn’t rely on an strong academic background only, but also on her ability to explore, often rupturing the stage with non-conventional aesthetic suggestions.
6 September 2019:

R.A.W Series

The R.A.W series is a set of blogs that will expose the trailblazing stories of our chosen ‘Radical' and ‘Ardent’ Women in Lighting for bringing pivotal change in the industry with their passion for light. We are looking to offer a fresh perspective on the contributions that these women have…
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