Tupac Martir joins ELA EXPO Lighting America 2018

(Mexico) – Eighth edition of Expo Lighting America to focus attention on Light, Design and Comfort.

Taking place from February 27 to March 1, 2018, Expo Lighting America will feature a large selection of interactive installations and aims to provide designers, architects, distributors, large consumers, government representatives and lighting lovers with first-hand experience of trends, innovations in design and technology.

Some of the interactive exhibitions include:

– Dark Room. An interactive area developed by young designers with the purpose of showing light without any distractions, and to experience it together with the latest developments in the world of lighting.

– ELA Connect by David Pompa. A leisure space fitted for sharing experiences, promoting gatherings and getting to know other enthusiasts of lighting world from the exhibition.

– Media Center by Candela Estudio. An area designed in collaboration with great artists of the lighting industry in Latin America. Media Center allows a closer interaction with the media specialised in lighting, design and architecture with exhibitors, speakers and visitors.

– ELA Showroom, presented in collaboration with ROOM Design+Construction. ROOM is a platform created to maximise the value of interior design in one of the most profitable emerging industries of the Mexican market: design and creative economy. Different brands exhibit in the ELA Showroom their products, allowing the audience to interact directly with their latest innovations and technologies. ELA Showroom also houses ROOM Design Coach Program, where lighting design, interior design and architecture experts offer advisory services to young national talents.

Also featuring at this event is Tupac, a creator of pioneering productions that fuse art forms to create captivating multimedia experiences. As an artist, he has exhibited in Mexico, USA, Argentina, Cuba, Colombia and the United Kingdom.

Seeking to promote the culture of light, and enrich the training of new talents and passion about the industry, ELA has created an educational program in collaboration with national and international experts. The program includes keynote speakers and conferences held by Tupac Martir of Satore Studio, Gabriele Schiavon Lagranja, Paul Nulty and Anna Sandgren Nulty +, Guillermo Redrado ATP Lighting, Luca Sala, Jaime Navarro and Gustavo Carmona Matter, Guiseppe Mestrangelo of Light Studio, David Pompa Studio davidpompa, Ron Schimmelpfenning from Acuity Brands and Kai Diederichsen from Luz en Arquitectura as well as workshops during the three day event.

ELA is one of the first sustainable events in the industry to consider its impact on the environment, certified by United Nations and MexiCO2 through ELA initiative.

The event is free to attend with pre-registration. Use #ELA2018 to make contact with industry professionals and download an application.

For more information visit: www.expolightingamerica.com