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Fractured Light
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Author:  BabsLights [ Sat Mar 03, 2001 10:49 am ]
Post subject:  Fractured Light

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>"What captures my imagination is, what is this stuff called light? It's there but it's not there. What is this stuff that we try to control and manipulate and try to make it talk?" This is the central mystery of light, as expressed by Roma Flowers in Fractured Light, a dance piece by Stefa Zawerucha, performed at PS122 in New York City<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><BR><A HREF="" TARGET=_blank>Read the rest of this article from Lighting Dimensions</A>

Author:  salzberg [ Sat Mar 03, 2001 3:49 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Fractured Light

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><I>"We moved the booms<BR> in on each side, instead of leaving them against the walls, so that they<BR> became part of the piece, like a set," says Fritz.</I><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>. . .And I'll bet they discovered that the Inverse Square Law really works.<P>Note to civilians: The Inverse Square Law states that as the distance between a source of light (or any radiant energy) and its target changes, the intensity is inversely proportional to the square of the difference in distances.<P>HUH?!?!?!?, you ask?<P>Simple. If I move the lights twice as close, the dancers are 4 times as bright (because the square of 2 is four).<BR>Let me rephrase that -- ". . .<I>the light on the dancers</I> is twice as bright; the dancers will be no brighter or duller than they were before. . . ."<P> <P>------------------<BR>Jeffrey E. Salzberg, Lighting Designer<P>Online portfolio: <A HREF="" TARGET=_blank></A> <BR>This Day in Arts History: <A HREF="" TARGET=_blank></A><P><BR>

Author:  Marie [ Sat Mar 03, 2001 6:10 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Fractured Light

You can't really tell but that animated gif of me in <I>who we are[</I> is actually a platform that was about 2' high with a square of plexiglass in the middle that had a light set underneath it. I thought I was going to go blind but it was worth it for the effect (it was bright but it's true I wasn't any brighter).

Author:  Azlan [ Sat Mar 09, 2002 3:16 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Fractured Light

Thought I'd bump this up for the new lighting designer members among us.

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