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July 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT$5 – $15 IES Vancouver Section
Media architecture; Lighting and video design; Interactive and performative design; Public space integration
All proceeds will be donated to Greater Vancouver Food Bank
Guest speaker: Bruce Ramus, Artistic Director and Founder, Ramus Illumination
Bruce Ramus is a light artist and founder of Ramus Illumination. Ramus presents his works as compelling platforms for expansion, both personal and civic, designed to reflect our environment, encourage social engagement and foster an articulate visual civic voice.
Canadian born, Bruce Ramus began his career in the live music industry when he was nineteen and has been working as a light artist ever since. He has designed and directed countless international live shows including rock bands U2, R.E.M., David Bowie, Bryan Adams, David Byrne, James Brown including lighting design for artists appearances on the Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, MTV Awards, ARIA awards and Super Bowl Halftime Shows.
In 2006, Bruce moved to Melbourne and started Ramus Illumination. The Ramus studio present a new urban art form, offering an integrated canvas that both reflects the environment and encourages public engagement.
- Explore the global trend of ‘Media Architecture’, looking at the past and present of this innovative movement that has been around for centuries and will certainly continue to shape our cities of the future.
- Understand insights, designs, and methodologies of applications
- Consider lighting and video design, interactive and performative design, and how all of this integrates into the fabric of our public spaces.