The Light Observer is a biannual magazine exploring light in all its forms.
Light Observer issue 4 featuring:
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Anthony McCall, Sheung Yiu, François Mathieu, Adrien Lucca, Midgard Licht, Andrew Ayers, Irene Fenara, Sergio Giusti, Yuichi Yokoyama, Hicham Berrada, Matthew Burgos, Daniel Canogar, Ivan Casis and an exclusive collaboration with Judith Grassl.
Interview with artist Hicham Berrada about his unique approach in making art and use of light in his installations, such as MeskEllil
Photographic series by acclaimed photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto and his Theaters series
Interview with artist Daniel Canogar, questioning our relationship with technology and the omnipresence of screens in our societies
Photographic series by Sheung Yiu, questioning satellite observations, photography and technology, f64 and the power of representation
Interview with acclaimed artist Anthony McCall on his process, evolution, research and understanding of light
Interview with Bruxelles based artist Adrien Lucca about colour and light, perceptions and his future installations
Interview with the adored artist and manga hero Yuichi Yokoyama and extract form his manga entitled Travel
Essay about Curt Fischer’s innovating design, Bauhaus and the Midgard legacy, by English writer Andrew Ayers
Essay about the place and importance of light in science fiction cinema, 2001, A Space Odyssey or Tarkovski’s Stalker, written by Matthew Burgos
Interview with technical director of the Apollon laser instracture, one of the most powerful lasers in the world, the future of research and details on this cutting-edge technology
Series of paintings by German artist Judith Grassl inspired by collages, photography, playing with light and shadows, sharpness and ambiguity
Illustration by Ivan Casis, isometric drawings playing with black and white and creating futuristic visions thanks to minimal yet complex layouts
Photographic series by Irene Fenera, images taken by surveillance cameras and depicting a world both strange and fascinating, with text by writer and critic Sergio Giusti