IESNYC Announces Winners of the 2016 Student Lighting Competition

Now in its 16th year, the Illuminating Engineering Society New York City Section’s (IESNYC) Student Lighting Competition (SLC) awarded “12:04:24 – 12:04:50 AM,” a collaboration between Leela Shanker and Samuel Powers, the Grand Prize.

Both students are enrolled in a dual-degree program combining the Master of Fine Arts in Lighting Design and a Master of Architecture in the School of Constructed Environments at Parsons The New School of Design. The team receives a cash award of $2,000.

Pratt Institute’s Zhijian Xiong’s “Tail Away” and Diana Tsoy’s “Space, In Time” won Second and Third Prize, respectively, and will receive cash awards of $1,000 and $500. They as well as the six students recognized as Honorable Mentions are attending Pratt Institute and are pursuing a Bachelors of Industrial Design.

IES Student Competition 2016 Winners from Colin Weber on Vimeo.

Left to right: Elena Ryu, Serena Kim, Zhijian Xiong, Samuel Powers, Leela Shanker, Diana Tsoy, Annie Ma, Audrey Krumenacker, Ye Lee Kim. Not pictured, Esther Chang.

Left to right: Elena Ryu, Serena Kim, Zhijian Xiong, Samuel Powers, Leela Shanker, Diana Tsoy, Annie Ma, Audrey Krumenacker, Ye Lee Kim. Not pictured, Esther Chang.

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