PGLT

5102

Light, Perception & Culture

Parsons School of Design: Lighting Design

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Light, Perception & Culture

Spring 2019

Taught By: Jenny Werbell

Section: A

CRN: 1489

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)

Max Enrollment: 13

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five 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: 6:47pm 9/25/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Parsons 2 W 13th

Room: 1201

Date Range: 1/23/2019 - 5/8/2019

Light, Perception & Culture

Spring 2019

Taught By: Sara McElroy

Section: B

CRN: 3344

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)

Max Enrollment: 13

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five 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: 6:47pm 9/25/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Parsons East 25 E13th

Room: 302

Date Range: 1/23/2019 - 5/8/2019