Lights in Alingsås announce workshop heads for 2023

28th March 2023

(Sweden) – The workshop heads for the 2023 edition of Lights in Alingsås have been announced.

After receiving an overwhelming amount of interest, seven lighting designers from around the world were selected to lead the workshops for the 24th edition of the festival, which will take place from September.

The lighting designers for Lights in Alingsås 2023 are: Lina Färje, Sweden; David Ghatan, USA; Nick Dankers, Netherlands; Linus Lopez, India; Martina Frattura, Portugal; Iris Molendijk, Sweden; and Sara Altelind, Sweden.

David Ghatan, Past President of the IALD, has expressed his enthusiasm for working with students in a free and positive way to explore the creative possibilities of light. He was thrilled to finally be a part of the collaborative design process and create a new story with his colleagues in a new place.

Similarly, Linus Lopez shared his passion for light in all its forms and his admiration for the dialogues of learning and interaction generated by the Lights in Alingsås workshops.

At the end of March, the designers met in Alingsås and walked along the lighting trail for the first time to select the locations to illuminate this autumn.

Read full profiles on the workshop heads on the Lights in Alingsås website here.

The Lights in Alingsås 2023 workshop heads (L-R): Lina Färje, Sara Altelind, Iris Molendijk, Martina Frattura, David Ghatan, Nick Dankers & Linus Lopez