This lecture looks at our unconscious response to light, of which all of us as lighting designers and architects are more than aware. Every year there are papers published on psychological responses to light that are fundamentally studies of the mechanical responses of the brain: the pineal gland regulating the body clock – circadian rhythms etc. This lecture looks at the psychological response to light from the point of view of depth psychology, the responses of the unconscious, responses to light that trigger something of meaning, something buried with each of us yet is discernible as a cultural archetype.
Colin Ball comes from a background education in architecture. He has worked as a lighting designer for 17 years with 10 years experience at Speirs + Major, and 6 years at Isometrix Lighting + Design prior to joining BDP in 2011.
Colin Ball has developed a series of lectures that look at how Light in Faith is represented from historical, religious and psychological perspectives in architecture and contemporary art, which he has delivered across the UK, Europe, North and South America. An organiser of a London Light & Film Festival Colin also delivers talks on parallels of lighting between films, theatre and architecture. He has authored a number of articles for national and international professional lighting magazines regarding elements of these lectures.
Recent news from The Cass
Furniture and Product Design graduate, Mandie Beuzeval, has had a great success at the 2017 London Design Festival with her 'Great Dryer'.
A Cass Fine Art alumnus presents a solo exhibition, called Real Reality, at Beers London.
Jewellery Design graduate wins a prestigious award at the Goldsmiths’ Fair 2017.
Senior lecturer, Dr Jacek Ludwig Scarso, exhibited Precarious Balance / Equilibrio Precario at ArteSpazioTempo in Venice.
School celebrates it's coming together with series of exhibition and events attended by hundreds.
New solo exhibition of night photography by The Cass alumnus David George.
The Cass hosts an immersive exhibition exploring the diversity of Belgian architecture.
A group of graduates from The Cass, who took part in the successful Cass Starters project, will be exhibiting with SCP as part of the London Design Festival.
Artist Jaykoe , an alumnus of MA Fine Art at The Cass has two imminent exhibitions
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The Cass alumna takes part in new exhibition exploring the relationship between humans and machines.
We take a look at the new facilities opening to students at The Cass as the School completes its move to Calcutta House.
Graphic design studio, Regular Practice, will be collaborating with Cass Visual Communications as research partners.
Cass alumna's start up promises entertainment and stress relief - through wanton destruction
Cass MA by Project student exhibits at international exhibition of ethical metalworkers
Vicky Cowin wins Elle Decoration British Design Award for her exquisite woven wall hangings.