Rice, a wall mounted accent light using different kinds of rice grain in a slated bamboo with rice paper to diffuse the back lights. A work of art by Perry Mamaril, a sculptor, installation artist, theater production/lighting designer, film art director and sous chef. Perry Mamaril hails from the mountain province of Northern Luzon, in the Philippines. He attended St. Louis University and University of Baguio in Baguio City in the Philippines where he studied Architecture, Engineering and Electrical Communications.
His use of bamboo – a nationally recognized symbol of the resilient nature of the Filipino people – and other native Philippine materials is greatly influenced by the indigenous culture in the northern Philippines. Mamaril’s bamboo light sculptures and installations comment on the convergence of the traditional and contemporary, first and third world, rural and urban environments.