Bruce Munro announced as keynote speaker for IALD Enlighten Americas 2023

1st August 2023

(Canada) – IALD has announced that artist Bruce Munro will be the opening keynote speaker for the IALD Enlighten Americas 2023 conference.

The Enlighten conference takes place 2 – 4 November at the Fairmont Banff Resort in Banff, Canada. Bruce Munro takes the stage in Friday’s opening session to share his remarkable journey, insights, and perspectives on the interplay between light, art, and human emotions. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to gain inspiration and deepen their understanding of the profound impact of light on our lives and surroundings.

The conference promises to be an exceptional gathering of lighting design professionals, architects, artists, and enthusiasts from all corners of the globe. Together, the hundreds in attendance will explore the latest advancements, exchange ideas, and celebrate the artistry and innovation that defines the lighting design industry.

Munro is renowned for his awe-inspiring large-scale light installations and immersive art experiences that have captivated audiences around the world. His innovative use of light and creativity has earned him recognition as one of the leading artists in the field of light art. His work has been shown in museums and botanical gardens internationally, which centres the use of light on an environmental scale to create an emotional response for the viewer.

“Bruce’s work is a celebration of the relationship between humankind and the natural world as expressed through light,” she said. “Whether indoor or outdoor installations, each gives us reason to pause and consider nature’s role in our perception, emotion, and lasting memory,” says Monica Luz Lobo, President of IALD.

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