Creative Matters: Gerry Hofstetter, light artist

One of the world’s best known light artists, Gerry Hofstetter transforms buildings, monuments, and natural landscapes throughout the world into temporary works of art with spectacular light projections. He has illuminated icebergsthe ColosseumGreat PyramidsWashington Cathedral, among many others.

He will stop in Iowa City for his current project, the Light & Art Tour of the United States, which will highlight one monument in each state. After his Creative Matters talk, he will showcase a light performance on the side of the Old Capitol Museum. Thursday, October 4, 5 p.m. at The Old Capitol.