Edward Bartholomew on Light Justice and the Push for Equitable Lighting

by | Mar 7, 2024 | News

Randy Reid is joined by Edward Bartholomew, a distinguished lighting designer. and together, they dive into the multifaceted realm of Light Justice, an innovative initiative spearheaded by Edward and his co-curators Mark Lea and Richard MAA. Edward also discusses their upcoming symposium, slated for April 5th, which aims to explore practical applications of Light Justice through insightful case studies and discussions on community-driven design interventions, particularly in underserved areas. He underscores the profound impact of inadequate lighting on marginalized communities, pointing out the detrimental effects on both physical and mental well-being. Edward also shares his recent appointment to the Knuckles Fund board, a philanthropic endeavor aimed at bolstering lighting programs across North America, particularly within historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and tribal colleges, underscoring his unwavering commitment to promoting diversity and education within the lighting community.