City As Studio | K11 Art Foundation X ERCO Lighting Lectures




Session 1: 10:30 am – 12 pm (For art practitioners and industry professionals); Session 2: 4:30 – 6 pm (For public and students)


6F, Kunsthalle, K11 Art & Cultural Centre, K11 MUSEA


Lighting and Conservation of Art


Luis Barahona (Architect, Technical Manager and Head of Lighting Design for ERCO Asia Pacific and the Middle East Headquarters)

How do you light and display art in the most cost-effective and conservation-conscious way possible? Join Mr. Luis Barahona from ERCO, technical sponsor of City As Studioas he shares the importance of understanding the principle of good exhibition lighting to enhance artworks, all while explaining the different lighting methods used by museums and galleries worldwide.

This session will also explain how sunlight and artificial light affect the conservation of artworks, and how to minimise degradation of artworks through light exposure. Along with these practical considerations, this session also covers the various factors that influence and change the viewer’s perspective when viewing and appreciating art, such as colour temperature and the CRI (Colour Rendering Index) of the light fixtures. The talk will be accompanied by a 20-minute guided tour.