Emma speaks to Guy Hoare, the British lighting designer whose striking work has appeared at the Royal Opera House, Sadler’s Wells, The Old Vic, Donmar Warehouse and many other world-famous stages. They discuss how he sees lighting as an extension of dramaturgy, the creativity of science and how he shaped the light for Arthur Pita’s The Metamorphosis and Alexander Whitley Dance Company’s Overflow.
Alexander Whitley’s Overflow
The last three questions...
What’s the piece of art that changed everything for you?
Yves Klein’s 'Victory of Samothrace S9'
What’s a piece of art that you didn’t necessarily love, but has value?
Working with the score of a contemporary composer
Nominate another artist that we should all know about
-William Butler Yeats, 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree'
-Tacita Dean’s found postcards