Expert guided tour of the exhibition intended for adults, artists, art professionals and art students. Duration: 45 min.
There can be no theme with more universal application than light. In scripture light signifies knowledge and truth. In science light is electromagnetic radiation and our most important source of energy. Vital in every aspect of our day to day lives, as technology continues to advance, light plays a crucial role in developing sustainable solutions for our future.
Artists and architects have used light and shade to create dramatic effects throughout history, from medieval stained-glass windows to contemporary laser light show. Light has always been an essential ingredient in cultural production.
In the twentieth century light was vital in developing the mediums of photography and film and continues to be an important element in new digital technologies.