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Benjamin Zamora

lighting designer

About this Artist

Ben Zamora is an American artist and designer, whose work is primarily based in light and sculpture. He has created large-scale installations and sculptures for the Park Avenue Armory in New York, The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Amsterdam Light Festival, Art Basel/Design Miami, Kunsthalle Krems in Austria, The Frye Art Museum, Suyama Space, as well as a number of other galleries, museums, private art collections, and public art projects.

Zamora’s work moves seamlessly between performance and visual art, where he creates light-based sculptures and art installations for performance-based work, including projects with Kronos Quartet, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Barbican, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester, The Hammer Museum, San Francisco Symphony, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Previously with the LA Phil, Zamora created a large-scale light sculpture as a centerpiece for their 100 year anniversary gala in 2018. Zamora has also designed lights for Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Stravinsky: Faith, Shostakovich’s Orango, and the Tristan Project in 2007.

Zamora's projects have been seen at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York, Mariinsky Theatre in Russia, Festival Aix-en-Provence, Brisbane Festival in Australia, the Donau Festival in Austria, Royal Festival Hall in London, Stockholm’s Baltic Sea Festival, the Helsinki Festival, the Berliner Festspiele, the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland, DeDoelen in The Netherlands, Le Grande Halle de La Villette in Paris, and The Getty Villa in Los Angeles.