Futuristic lighting, art and ballet: Philips partners with artist Lekha Washington

Philips Lighting in collaboration with artist Lekha Washington presented Lightstrom- a progressive lighting concept, at the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art in New Delhi, India on Thursday, 13 October 2016. The event showcased a futuristic lighting concept, designed by Lekha, emphasizing a perfect blend of art and lighting.


Highlighting Philips Lighting’s revolutionary innovations in the lighting space, the event offered an experiential zone of artistic and futuristic lighting concepts. These technological innovations underlined the market transformations, led by Philips Lighting, taking lighting beyond just illumination by transforming homes, offices, shops and streets across the world, making lighting more intuitive, intelligent and purposeful.

The evening began with a brief round of introductions and comments by Harshavardhan Chitale, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Philips Lighting India and Kiran Nadar, Chairperson, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art. This was followed by a ballet performance, leading up to the unveiling of the unique installation, Lightstrom by artist Lekha Washington.

Commenting on the association, Harshavardhan Chitale, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Philips Lighting India, said, “We are delighted to partner with leading artist Lekha Washington and the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, to showcase this magnificent and inspirational lighting concept that perfectly blends the worlds of art and lighting. This exclusive creative project highlights and complements Philips Lighting’s vision to unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world.“

Lekha Washington said, “To work with the stalwarts of lighting, Philips Lighting, and the visionary Kiran Nadar Museum is an absolute honour. A year of toil pays off when one sees the joy of someone interacting with this piece. It's what I live for."

Kiran Nadar, Chairperson, Kiran Nadar Museum of Arts on the association said, “The Kiran Nadar Museum of Art welcomes the part sponsorship and support extended to our forthcoming exhibitions in 2017 by Philips Lighting. A philanthropic museum appreciates partnerships and collaborations that help further the many initiatives undertaken by the museum. It also expands our audience-base and outreach, so that many more people from other walks of life engage with the Museum and hopefully sustain a lifelong interest in the Arts”.

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