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  • Neural Interfaces as Art: How Does Neurotheater Work?

    The first performance of the neurotheater took place at the Geek Picnic festival in late June 2017. The new type of dramatic art is based on reading the actor’s emotions using neural interfaces and sharing them with the auditorium through light, color, music, and rhythm. This show is one of the best examples of a trend that is gaining popularity - Art & Science. The project created by a cross-disciplinary team of the Art&Science Institute at ITMO University was introduced to the visitors of the festival of modern technologies, science, and art. ITMO.NEWS has talked with an employee of ITMO University’s Higher School of Lighting Design, Darya Cheremisina (she was working on the performance) and found out the fundamental difference between the new type of theater and the traditional one and what problems the show’s creators have to solve.


  • The Power of Light: How Lighting Design Affects Our Lives

    We perceive light similar to how we perceive air or water -  we totally need it, and it's all around us: building illumination, light installations and performances have become part of our lives, and light is widely used as a source of new impressions, yet do we really think about or even notice the manipulations that it is used for? Do we understand the social, cultural and philosophical context oflighting design? Natalya Bystryantseva and Elena Lekus from the The Higher School of Lighting Design shared about this art during an open lecture at the New Scene of the Alexandrinsky Theatre.


  • Philips’s Vice President: Darkness is the other side of the Lighting Design

    The famous lighting designer and Philips vice president, Rogier van der Heide came to St. Petersburg Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design to talk to the students about modern tendencies in this field and shared his experience. The expert also paid attention to such important lighting designer skills as technical competence, creative thinking and the necessity to follow lifelong learning principle.