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Communicating with Light and Shadow: Bernabeifreeman's Ema and Ziya exhibition luminaires


Bernabei, R and Freeman, K and Power, J, Communicating with Light and Shadow: Bernabeifreeman's Ema and Ziya exhibition luminaires, Designing Designers: Where Does Light Move To? Lighting Design Innovation Scenarios, 25 April, Milan, pp. 71-82. ISBN 978-88-387-4358-0 (2009) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Lighting provides designers the means to interpret and engage with the world. Designers can manipulate how light is molded, presented, emphasized, they also have absolute control over the form given to the physical luminaires. With such tools at their disposal designers can dictate what the light/light fitting will communicate with the end-users. In an exhibition environment a meaningful exchange between end-user and product may be carefully crafted utilizing light. The main body of this paper will provide two case studies; a case study of the exhibition luminaire Ema designed for the exhibition the Presence of Things, and Ziya designed for the Safety Catch exhibition. Both exhibitions were held in Australia and each dealt with social/cultural issues that were topical at the time.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:Exhibition lighting; Storytelling
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Design
Research Field:Industrial and product design
Objective Division:Manufacturing
Objective Group:Other manufacturing
Objective Field:Other manufacturing not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Power, J (Dr Jacqueline Power)
ID Code:87561
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:Architecture
Deposited On:2013-11-22
Last Modified:2014-05-15

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