“Omnipresence Weaponizes Light,” Light Justice June 2022
“With Good Lighting and Justice for All,” Lighting Design + Application September 2021 by Edward Bartholomew and Mark Loeffler
“Light Justice in Action,” Lighting Design + Application February 2022 by Edward Bartholomew and Mark Loeffler
“Light+Justice,” NOMAct Intersections Q1 2022 by Edward Bartholomew and Mark Loeffler
“Lighting for Equitable Revitalization,” Connecticut Main Street Center April 2022 Blog by Edward Bartholomew and Mark Loeffler
“Public Lighting and the Urban Wealth Gap,” Brown Political Review by Isabella Creatura
Pedestrian fatalities: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-08/-safe-streets-are-not-safe-for-black-lives
“Defending Black Lives Means Banning Facial Recognition,” by Tawana Petty
“Diversity: Redefining ‘Good’,” Lighting Design + Application April 2022 by Alana Shepherd
Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness by Simone Browne: https://www.dukeupress.edu/dark-matters
Design Justice by Sasha Costanza-Chock: https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/design-justice
NAACP Guidelines for Equitable Community Involvement:
Chicago Smart Lighting Program:
“Reducing Crime Through Environmental Design” https://www.nber.org/papers/w25798
Light pollution is inequitable: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0013935120308549
Light pollution is a health hazard: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/press-releases/outdoor-light-night-breast-cancer/
April 28, 2022 | CNN
Article about lighting for crime reduction. Quotes IDA director Ruskin Hartley while missing full picture on the equitable value of well-designed permanent luminaires instead of aggressive, unjust temporary floodlights; however, draws needed attention to the issue.
June 30, 2021 | New Yorker
Article and video take on the NYPD’s Omnipresence floodlighting tactic oppressing public housing residents.
Additional resources will be added on an ongoing basis.