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Nathalie Rozot, founder of PhoScope, is a phototect and a phototectural critic who has focused her professional and academic practices in phototecture since 2000, after working for over ten years in product, exhibition, architecture, landscape and urban design. She was a Director at l’Observatoire International for five years before launching groundbreaking design and research practices that specialize in innovative and alternative lighting solutions.
Rozot is the recipient of grants from the City of Paris and the New York State Council for the Arts; fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), the MacDowell Colony and the Graham Foundation for Architecture; awards from Women in Lighting (WIL) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IESNA, IESNYC); fiscal sponsorship from NYFA and the Van Alen Institute; and her photal designs were finalists on prestigious international competitions.
She is a regular international keynote speaker with a strong track record of contributions to social and critical issues in lighting and to lighting and design education. These include speaking engagements, publications, a part-time professorship at The New School, and former engagements as senior guest lecturer in landscape architecture Masters programs in Versailles and Lille, senior thesis faculty in lighting design Masters programs, and education columnist for the IES’s publication LD+A.
Rozot holds a DEUG in Biology and a Diploma and a BTS from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts Appliqués Boulle. She is a IES member and an educator member of the IALD, and a proud member of the WIL community.