In a different light

Light has the power to facilitate activity. The power to rejuvenate.

Lights in Goa - Kala Academy Promenade

This is the theme of LIGHTS IN GOA, an International Architectural Lighting Workshop and seminar for “Activating public spaces”. This is a collaborative effort of the Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IID-Goa) and the Professional Lighting Designers’ Association (PLDA, Germany)

Lights in Goa - indi designs

Lighting designers embarked on transforming urban spaces using professional designed lighting and make them pockets of social activity! Here is the one that I happened to chance upon–Kala Academy.Lights in Goa - PRAKASH

It took me a while to figure out the writing in light… but then I did have some help from an Hindi expert 😉 The symbols read prakash (which is light in hindi)

Lights in Goa - indi designs 2… somre more Indian Rangoli in light

Lights in Goa - Blue bamboos

Lighting the tree-lined Kala Academy promenade that was the work of light designer Martin Lupton from UK and his team of students. The latter fashioned waste materials like empty cartons and soft drink cans into lanterns and lighting artefacts.

Lights in Goa - Lighting of wasteLights in Goa - Lights from waste

The science of lighting is enlightening indeed! 😉

If you are interested in knowing more, here is the official brochure of Lights in Goa

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