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Lightology: Summer in Chicago
Lighting LU Offering:
Personal Investigations with Light, the Art of Lighting Design

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
6:30 pm

215 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago

Cost: $20.00 in advance,
$25 at the door

Beer, Wine, and Soda

DJ On the Roof

1 LU credit
Presenter: Derek Porter, IALD
Derek Porter is Principal Designer at Derek Porter Studio with 16 years of experience in architectural lighting, space, furniture and exhibition design. He graduated in 1989 from the Kansas City Art Institute in Environmental Design. Some of Derek's projects include the Kansas City Ballet with Moshe Safdie, The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art with Kyu Sung Woo, The Wichita Airport, The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, and The Marquette Building in Chicago. He has designed numerous residential projects as well. As an extension to his lighting design practice, Derek studies light and space through work in photography and sculpture. Derek is currently Director of The Master of Fine Arts Lighting program at Parsons, The New School for Design in New York.
Limit 75, so sign up early!
Derek will speak about the parallel relationship between his personal artwork and lighting practice. The process of studying light through multiple vantage points offers a deeper understanding of the importance of incorporating subtle nuances of human life in designs. It will offer insight to help you develop new ideas that will translate into real life applications beyond quantitative analysis. This is not a "how to" presentation; it is a philosophical workshop that will help you generate creative opportunities with light.
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