Light Years: 1985-2015-2045

Thursday, Oct. 22
Program: 2:00pm – 6:30pm
Reception: 6:30pm – 8:00pm


The New School’s John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center
63 Fifth Avenue, Room U100
New York, NY 10003

To celebrate 30 years since the first cohort of students graduated from Parsons School of Design's Master of Fine Arts in Lighting Design program, Parsons presents "Light Years: 1985­2015­2045." The conference will address changes in lighting technology, socio-cultural conditions, and the status of the lighting design profession in the last 30 years. This public program is an official activity of the UNESCO International Year of Light

The event is free and open to the public.
Online registration required. Click Here to Register

For more information visit events.newschool.edu

Members of the media must rsvp with Scott Gargan at [email protected] or call 212-229-5667, ext. 3794.

Panel Moderators
Elizabeth Donoff: Editor, Architectural Lighting magazine

Victor Palacio: President Elect, International Association of Lighting Designers and Founder, ideas en luz

Glenn Shrum: Director, Parsons MFA Lighting Design program and Founder, Flux Studio


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