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Junya Ishigama on the cover of the October 2019 issue of Azure Magazine. The Innovators Issue.
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“Light is my medium,” says François Roupinian. “I like to bring a very sensory experience to it.” The principal and creative director of Montreal-based Lightemotion, Roupinian began building and tinkering with lamps as a teenager. “My background is eclectic: In the 1990s, I worked major underground techno events for the likes of Daft Punk and The Chemical Brothers; lighting was a crucial
if subtle part of the experience. Then I went to the National Theatre School of Canada in 1997. In theatre, I learned how to be mindful and sensitive to the needs of all the creators…the actors, dancers, makeup artists, costume and set designers.”

François Roupinian

That resulting philosophy is evident throughout the more than 200 projects that Roupinian has...

Lightemotion’s François Roupinian: Telling Stories with Light

Enhancing human (and
even non-human) experience
drives the Lightemotion principal’s globe-spanning lighting work.

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