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IESNYC Challenges NYC Lighting Students

IESNYC Challenges NYC Lighting Students to create “Liminal Luminosity”

-Call for Entries-

The New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society is pleased to announce a call for entries for the Tenth Annual Student Lighting Competition. Students located within the IESNYC chapter are being invited to participate in this unique design competition. This includes anyone within the NYC area as well as Columbia, Dutchess, Green, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester counties.

Every year, students of varied fields of study have submitted projects, resulting in a diverse showcase of ideas and interpretations on a single theme. This year we are challenging students to interpret and express how light facilitates, defines, or bridges a point of transition. The students are to interpret and express this theme in the form of a 3-Dimensional abstract lighting composition; constructed of their choice of materials. All projects must have a title, incorporate at least one electric light source, and be easily transportable in a NYC cab.

The entries will be reviewed and scored by a jury of distinguished judges who are active within the NYC design community. Winners will be selected on the basis of originality and the overall quality of concept execution. The Grand prize provides an opportunity for these emerging artists to earn $2,000 in cash in addition to an all-expense paid trip to the PLDA Lighting Workshop in Europe. The 2nd and 3rd place Prizes will be $1,000 and $500 cash prize with a trip to G.E.'s Lighting Institute at Nela Park in Cleveland, Ohio.

Competition registration will be accepted online through Feb, 24th 2010.

Projects will be held on March, 3rd 2010.

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