The Library of Light

The Library of Light

The Library of Light, an evolving research project, and a repository for the interdisciplinary investigation of light.

The Library of Light is an evolving research project imagined by a group of artists and academics, led by artist Jo Joelson and lighting designer Hansjörg Schmidt (both based at Rose Bruford College).

The vision for the Library of Light is a repository for the interdisciplinary investigation of light – a living archive that demonstrates the breadth of lighting practice across disciplines to contribute to and develop our understanding of light as a creative medium and its impact on our cultural history.

Added to some of the artefacts in this collection are the Library’s books specifically on lighting design / designers as well as some books on lighting artists such as James Turrell, Olafur Eliasson, and Dan Flavin.

 

Photograph of items, mainly books, from the Library of Light

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