On Sep. 24, 2016, the Yokohama Art Foundation hosted an outstanding representation of outdoors Noh performance with torchlight. To be open to all, the organizer chose the most accessible form of this traditional art.
They also asked the artist Akira Yamaguchi (decor) and Akari-Lisa Ishii (lighting designer) to lend their support and reputation to the event. A great success was achieved thanks to the enthusiasm of many audiences despite the rain.
Taking some liberty from the tradition, the designer played with a flame type of light (but created by new technologies) while creating slight variations of atmosphere depending on the scenes. She also valued the decor by shooting lights from both sides of the painting artwork. Besides, the floodlightings of the colors curtain were projected on the neighboring building throughout the evening, as well as an artificial moon.
: Yokohama Art
Foundation & Masayuki Nakalura (producer)
Dates : 2016
Scenic lighting of a Noh play