Heather Carson wins Rome Prize

LD Heather Carson has become the first lighting designer to win a Rome Prize, the prestigious program that provides fellowships for American artists and scholars to live and work at the American Academy's headquarters atop Janiculum Hill in Rome, Italy.

Carson will use her fellowship to further investigate what she calls "Light Action." As she has written, "My goal is to separate out light as subject. Drawing inspiration from contemporary physics, deconstructivist architecture, minima

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