Hamilton is an interdisciplinary lighting designer & production designer.
He is a visual storyteller specializing in bespoke, attractive environments.
His inventive designs have transformed spaces on both coasts and in the UK.
Relevant work experience includes programming (DMX lighting) and art direction.
Based in Brooklyn, NY.
His creative process relies on the collaborations of diverse teams where curiosity, thoughtful analysis, and experimentation produce immersive audience experiences.
Whether designing for stage or for film, he believes cross-pollination between disciplines is vital for bold, imagistic designs.
His specific interest in new work is informed by a holistic approach that synthesizes visual research, dramaturgy, politics, and pop culture.
Hamilton's expanded arts interests include: public art, interactive projection, XR, multimedia installations, architectural / urban lighting, and site-specific performances.
Collaborations while training at NYU Tisch School of the Arts spanned the Institute of Performing Arts, the Kanbar Institute of Film & Television, and the Institute of Emerging Media. Projects included: Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), Dramatic Writing; Columbia University (School of the Arts); The New School (School of Drama).
Education: NYU Tisch (MFA Design). UC Berkeley (BA Theater).
Training: University of Leeds (Performance Design).
Contact: hello [at] hamiltonguillen [dot] com