Lighting Design Lab

The main goal is to introduce the concept and the tools of lighting design and to develop 3 to 4 examples of contemporary urban lighting design to show during the festival.

Lighting Design Lab Team:  Syrine Siala. Anouar Hajjar. Nada Essid.  Britta Hölzemann. Liubov Moskvina, Bettina Pelz, Lena Weisner.
@LIGHTING DESIGN LAB

August 25, 2016

2.00 pm
Welcome Notes
– Prof. Bettina Pelz, INTERFERENCE Artistic Director
– Britta Hölzemann, Editor of LICHT magazine
– …

2.30 pm
Round of Introductions

3.30 pm | Lecture with Best Practice Examples
What is Lighting Design?
4.00 pm | Break

4.30 pm | Examples and Exercises
What is Light?
[What are the properties of physical light? How do we perceive light? What are types of light?
How do we see? How are light and perception related? What are optical illusions? What do we see?
How does light relate to time, space, appearance and color?]

6.00 pm | Diner

7.00 pm | Case Study
In Search of Light
[What is the lighting situation of the Medina? Collecting impressions and photographs of light in the Medina.]

August 26, 2016

2.00 pm | Lecture
What are the Tasks of Lighting Design?
(1) light to look out – light to look at – light to look for
(2) day-night

4.00 pm | Break

4.30 pm | Exercises and Examples
In search of functions and figures
Presentation and discussion of the collected images of the Lights of the Medina
– reflecting on functions: “light to look out / at / for”
– reflecting on spheres: living / playing / walking / driving / parking
– reflecting on stakeholders: humans / animals / nature

6.00 pm | Diner

7.00 | Case Study
In search of emotions
[What are the emotions associated with the lighting situation of the Medina? Collecting impressions and photographs of light in the Medina.]

August 27, 2016

2.00 pm | Lecture
What are the Tasks of Lighting Design?
(3) outdoor-indoor
(4) urban-natural
(5) energy
(6) dark sky
(7) heritage

4.00 pm | Break

4.30 pm | Examples and Exercises
Understanding lighting tools
– sources
– reflectors
– color rendering
– …

6.00 pm | Diner

7.00 pm | Case Study
Finding and trying lighting tools
[Photographic documentation]

August 28, 2016

2.00 pm | Lecture
What are the Goals of a Lighting Masterplan?
– …
– Stakeholders
– Citizens’ Participation

4.00 pm | Break

4.30 pm | Examples and Exercises
What are the rules and settings of Lighting Design?
– Safety first
– Norms and standards
– …

6.00 pm | Diner

7.00 pm | Case Study
Making a plan (4 small teams)

August 29, 2016

2.00 pm | Presentations and Peer-Review
Having a plan

4.00 pm | Break

4.30 pm | Examples and Exercises
Working on the plan

6.00 pm | Diner

7.00 pm | Case Study
Setting up the plan

August 30, 2016

2.00 pm | Problem solving
Crosscheck with all the results

4.00 pm | Break

4.30 pm | Examples and Exercises
Working on the plan

6.00 pm | Diner

7.00 pm | Case Study
Setting up the plan

August 31, 2016

2.00 pm | Peer-Review
Crosscheck with all the plans

4.00 pm | Break

4.30 pm | Lecture
Documentation and mediation

6.00 pm | Diner

6.00 pm | On-site General Rehearsal

September 1, 2016

2.00 pm | Peer-Review
Crosscheck with all the plans

4.00 pm | Break
4.30 pm | Evaluation
Feedback on the Lighting Design Lab

6.00 pm to midnight
Explaining Lighting Design to the audience

September 2 to 4, 2016

5.00 pm | Technical Check

6.00 pm to midnight
Explaining Lighting Design to the audience

September 5, 2016

[Time not set yet]
Take down, cleaning and packing
Evaluation

Thanks to the support!

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