Benjamin Cisterne is renowned for creating bold designs, based in light that are integral to a performance. He is passionate about the capability of light in performance design and its role in art, and works collaboratively with creatives on projects across all art forms. Since completing his studies in 2002 at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Benjamin Cisterne has been instrumental in the development of new techniques in lighting design for the performing arts and exhibition industries. He has extensive experience working both nationally and internationally, leading teams of designers in the creation of lighting designs and multimedia for various performance, exhibition/museum and architectural projects.
Benjamin Cisterne’s lighting design for Sydney Dance Company’s 2 One Another was nominated for a 2012 Green Room Award. His other work for Sydney Dance Company includes Project Rameau, Contemporary Women, Emergence, Les Illuminations, 2 in D Minor, L’Chaim!, Scattered Rhymes, Parenthesis, Frame of Mind and Triptych.