AWA Lighting Designers presents a film series on 'Light in Architecture'
The “Light in Architecture” film series will focus on short films and documentaries that revolve around architecture, society and how lighting helps define both. The film screenings will be held every Thursday of October 2016, 6-8pm at our location in Brooklyn, NY.
Please RSVP if you are going to attend any of the following screenings:
October 6th 2016 -
Bending the Light: (Michael Apted 2014)
The art of filmmaking and photography and the link between the artisans who create camera lenses and the masters of light who use them.
Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographer: (Neil Leifer 2009)
Exploring the artistry and innovation of Pete Eckert, Bruce Hall, and Henry Butler, whose luminous work can help us see the world through their eyes.
October 13th 2016 -
The City Dark: (Ian Cheney 2011)
A documentary about the loss of night. A definitive story of light pollution and the disappearing stars.
October 20th 2016 -
Tadao Ando/ Koshino House : (Rax Rinnekangas 2009)
The world-famous Japanese architect Tadao Ando designed the Koshino House, which has become the symbol of a home made for light.
Tadao Ando: From Emptiness to Infinity: (Mathias Frick 2014)
A film following Tadao Ando as he works and intimately reveals the inspiration behind his minimalist designs.
October 27th 2016 -
Neon: (Lawrence Johnston 2015)
A brightly coloured journey through the American dream, exploring how neon became a beacon for the hopes of a country.
*Presented in association with Archtober, Architecture and Design Month New York City, October 2016.
About Gallery AWA
The mission of Gallery AWA is to exhibit art, ideas and other forms of creative expression on socially-relevant topics from under-represented parts of the world. “Bringing More of the World to New York” is our goal. We intently focus on exhibiting creative expressions that are socially-relevant, and provide opportunities for artists to display their work on those themes at our location in Brooklyn NY. Besides exhibiting art, Gallery AWA will also be a meeting place for lectures, talks, world cinema showings, and discussions on socially relevant themes.