Forest of night

The eerily beautiful images on this page are from the American Academy in Rome, where Heather Carson, the first LD to win a Rome Prize in Design Arts, has spent the last several months probing further into the work she calls "Light Action." In these installations, Carson, an accomplished designer for theatre and opera, transforms light from a medium of illumination to the center of attention. Previous Light Action works have been seen at a house in upstate New York, a store window for l.a.

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