USE Biography


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College/Employer: Harvard

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Past Classes

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A117: Stars and Fire: An Introduction to Lighting in Splash Splash Spring 2022 (Apr. 23 - 24, 2022)
How can a red apple appear to be black? Why isn’t magenta a “real” color? What do the words “gel,” “gaffer,” and “gobo” mean? In this class, we’ll learn about light: what it is, how it works, and how we can use it to shape the world around us. Starting with the basics, we’ll cover the physical properties of light and types of light sources before introducing common lighting design concepts. Through analyzing photos and footage, we’ll gain a feel for the numerous applications of lighting design in fields as diverse as architecture, dance, 3D animation, photography, and theater, and we’ll learn how to take advantage of our lighting environments in daily life. In honing our understanding of this ephemeral medium, we’ll develop a more thoughtful perception of the world around us and an appreciation for lighting design in all its shapes and forms.