The Challenge: Team Thorsten

Team Thorsten

Thorsten Bauer is also coaching three talents in preparation for the semi-final in London! For the final, he needs to choose between three very interesting and up-to-date topics. See the detailed information here and scroll down for their elevator pitches!

Heejung Son/ROK/USA – Heejung is a Korean-born lighting designer, now working at Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design in Los Angeles. Her presentation Be hidden, be seen: lighting design solutions for preventing roadkill will address an issue that affects us all.

Aliz Sanduj/RO/UK -Aliz has a background in Electrical Engineering and gained a Masters in Lighting Design from Edinburgh Napier University. She will be talking about Side effects in the city, discussing present situations in cities and how to use these in the urban environment.

Anuj Gala/IND/FIN – Anuj started studying Electronics in Mumbai and gained some experience in lighting working for Tej Lite and Light@Work. He then studied lighting design in Wismar and is currently working for Lighting Design Collective in Finland. Anuj will be presenting Media facades and the disappearance of cities: what is a lighting designer’s role?