Light, Perception & Culture

Parsons School of Design: Lighting Design

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Light, Perception & Culture

Spring 2023

Taught By: Faculty TBA

Section: B

CRN: 2965

Credits: 3

This theory based seminar complements studio work in the Masters of Fine Arts in Lighting Design program by asking student to develop their senses and deepen their thinking about light as it occurs naturally, as perceived, and as transformed by architecture and the urban setting. Students will read a series of texts from a variety of disciplines including philosophy, environmental psychology, neurobiology, and design and respond in writing and with group and solo presentations. The architecture, history, and cultural life of New York City will serve as backdrop for the class, and will provide objects of study for presentations and assignments in observation and analysis.

Pre-requisite(s): PGLT 5146 Light: Critical Issues. Open to: Masters degree in Lighting Design majors, Masters degree in Interior Design and Lighting Design Double Degree majors, and Masters degree in Architecture and Lighting Design Dual Degree majors; others by permission.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Lighting Design (PGLT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 25

Add/Drop Deadline: February 5, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 10:52am EST 11/26/2022

Meeting Info:

Days: Friday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/27/2023 - 5/12/2023