220822 Kolossal Horsens Sofia 0650 – 2


Noga is a Danish lighting studio run by designer and artist Sofia Ivarsson. She uses her obsession with light to create artworks and experiences that turn spaces into valuable places people connect with.

Sofia has over ten years of experience in different areas of the creative industry, with projects ranging from theatre and performance productions to planning light festivals and developing custom light installations.


The approach to everything she designs focuses on awareness of human needs, problem-solving, and qualitative results. Sofia values experimentation and iteration throughout the design process and consequently involves users, stakeholders, and relevant experts to ensure her projects have a long-lasting impact.

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Upcoming:
Lighting & set design for concert performance ⚘ Seven Deadly Sins: Lust ⚘ 18-20 Nov (DK)

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LIGHT ART
2022 Nutiden (Here in time) - Permanent facade installation in Horsens for Kunstbureauet Kolossal (DK)
2021 REFLEX II - Reflective art installation for light festival Blockheide Leuchtet, Gmünd (AU)
2021 PULS (prototype) - Temporary light installation for Aarhus Festuge, an ongoing project with Mariliis Kundla for Lys På Aarhus (DK)
2021 REFLEX - Reflective art installation for Copenhagen Light Festival, with Mariliis Kundla (DK)
2020 Solarium - Permanent light installation for Kolding Storcenter, with Spacelab Arkitekter (DK)
2019 OPLYST - Co-creation of public light installation by kids at Kulturnatten, Copenhagen Central Library (DK)
2019 Timegazing II - Light art piece exhibited at Flow Festival, Helsinki (FI)
2019 Summoning Godot - Ritual & light installation for Before Shine, with Viktor Lysell Smålänning, Vollsjö (SE)
2018 Timegazing - Light art commission for Reflektor Helsinki, curated by SunEffects, Helsinki (FI)
2017 Bylyst - Public light/video installations at Frederiksborgvej, with artist group M.E.S.S. (DK)

FESTIVALS & EVENTS
2022 Høst Møn Festival - Dark Sky-friendly lighting and decor concept for a music festival at Møn island (DK)
2022 Copenhagen Light Festival - Assistant producer & curator of student projects for the 5th edition of Copenhagen Light Festival (DK)
2022 Anutopia - Immersive & interactive lighting concept for a futuristic gastronomy experience by Pust, Skrå (DK)
2021 Høst Møn Festival - Dark Sky-friendly lighting and decor concept for a music festival at Møn island (DK)
2021 The Gallery - Copenhagen Light Festival, curation of 9 artworks by lighting design students from Aalborg University CPH, with Mariliis Kundla (DK)
2020 Ordlys i byen - Program of pop-up light interventions and poetry readings, with Kristina Ahm, supported by Statens Kunstfond (DK)
2020 Höstljus i Ängelholm - Creative light workshop for kids, Ängelholm (SE)
2020 Field trips to ecofeminist futures - Workshops for Talk Town Festival, with The Time Travel Agency (DK)
2020 Future Headteachers - Speculative design project with Holbæk Kunsthøjskole & The Time Travel Agency (DK)
2020 Werkstatt 167 - Temporary light installations for Reffen and the opening of Werkstatt167 (DK)
2020 The Laboratory of Optimistic Futures - Interactive cyber experience with Mindpark & The Time Travel Agency, Helsingborg (SE)
2019 Lysspor i Folehaven - Public light event for Områdefornyelsen Folehaven, with Kaleidoskop (DK)
2019 The Laboratory of Donated Dreams - Installation & curation for Reshaping Work, with The Time Travel Agency, Barcelona (ES)
2019 Høst Møn Festival - Dark Sky-friendly lighting and decor concept for a music festival at Møn island (DK)
2019 Lystest Grønningen - Social light hack event for Områdefornyelsen Nordvest, with Kaleidoskop (DK)
2018 Dark Sky Day - Experience- and lighting design for a festival about darkness at Møn, with Kaleidoskop (DK)
2018 Light Hack Ørestad - Public light workshop for Ørestad Nord, with Studio Reflektor (DK)
2018 3D-kaleidoscope workshop - Creative workshop for kids at Sydhavn Library (DK)
2017 Night of Futures - Lighting design for futuristic book launching party by Bespoke, with Christina Dvinge (DK)
2017 Lysfest Smedetoften - Public light workshop for Områdefornyelsen Nordvest, with Studio Reflektor (DK)
2017 Fix-It-Together - Project management for DIY fixing events, with Renegade Runners (DK)
2017 Reflektor Light Festival - Head of Design for Reflektor Light Festival in Søndermarken (DK)
2017 Kampdagskalas - Event design and project management, with Renegade Runners (DK)
2016 Folkets Fest - Lighting design for Vega, with Rise & Shine KBH (DK)
2015 Rise & Shine #4 Fælledparken - Event design and coordination for morning party by Renegade Runners (DK)
2015 Rise & Shine #3 Søpavillionen - Event design and coordination for morning party by Renegade Runners (DK)
2015 Rise & Shine #2 Frost Festival - Event design for morning party by Renegade Runners (DK)
2014 Science in the city - Animation design for a laser installation, with Jesper Kongshaug and Jakob Oredsson (DK)
2014 euroskyLINE - Light installations for Eurovision Song Contest, with Jesper Kongshaug and Jakob Oredsson (DK)
2013 Flatland moments - Lighting concept for a performance by Jon R. Skulberg, with Atelier Hotel Pro Forma (DK)

STAGE LIGHTING

2022 Thousand Times Yes - Lighting design for experimental chamber opera by Kausalainen, Ahti & Kalliokulju (SE/DK/FI)
2021 Seven Deadly Sins: Greed - Lighting design for concert performance by Eriko Makimura (DK)
2020 Seven Deadly Sins: Pride - Lighting design for concert performance by Eriko Makimura (DK)
2020 Mørke og Natur - Adapted lighting design for a performance by Naja Lee Jensen at Det Kongelige Teater (DK)
2019 Seven Deadly Sins: Sloth - Lighting design for concert performance by Eriko Makimura (DK)
2018 Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath - Lighting design for concert performance by Eriko Makimura (DK)
2018 Akt1 radio drama - Lighting design for Akt1 stage readings at Frederiks Bastion (DK)
2018 Akt1 radio drama - Lighting design for Akt1 stage readings at Sigurdsgade 39 (DK)
2017 Seven Deadly Sins: Envy - Lighting design for concert performance by Eriko Makimura (DK)
2017 The Ice is Melting - Touring lighting designer for a dance performance by Yggdrasil dance (DK)
2016 The Ice is Melting - Touring lighting designer for a dance performance by Yggdrasil dance (FO/GR/AX)
2016 Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony - Lighting design for concert performance by Eriko Makimura (DK)
2014 A Musical Installation - Visuals for a touring music performance by Edition Borup-Jørgensen (DK)
2013 Miss Saigon - Lighting design assistant for musical at Malmö Opera, with Jesper Kongshaug, Malmö (SE)

LIGHTING DESIGN
2018 Børnenes Museum - Exhibition lighting design for The Danish National Museum's kids' section (DK)
2016 Tapperiet BRUS - Interior lighting design for bar, brewery and restaurant by To Øl (DK)

ARTICLES & MEDIA
2021 'Så smuk er Festugens forunderlige lysfest', Jens Christian Thaysen, Aarhus Stiftstidende (DK)
2020 'Lysstråler bryder gennem København...', Holger Dahl, Berlingske Tidende (DK)
2020 'Lys, kunst og kreativitet på Gammel Strand 28', atp-ejendomme.dk (DK)
2017 '7 sinful days at the concert church', Interview with Sofia Ivarsson by Eriko Makimura, Kobe Newspaper (JP)
2017 'Kontekstuelt lysdesign for Tapperiet Brus', article in Magasinet Lys nr. 1, 2017 by Sofia Ivarsson (DK)

CLIENTS & COLLABORATORS
SunEffects, Reflektor Light Festival, Reflektor Finland, Copenhagen Light Festival, Blockheide Leuchtet, Områdefornyelse Nordvest, Områdefornyelse Folehaven, Kulturnatten, Københavns Kommune, Flow Festival, Spacelab Arkitekter, Akt1 Radio Drama, Eurovision Song Contest, Kulturministeriet, Dark Sky Møn, Vordingborg Kommune, Kaleidoskop, Studio Reflektor, Ängelholms Kommun, Åstorps Kommun, Reshaping Work Barcelona, Atelier Hotel Pro Forma, Jakob Oredsson, Jon R. Skulberg, Jesper Kongshaug, Eriko Makimura & Co, GFS Ørestad, Aarhus Kommune, Aarhus Festuge, Lys På Aarhus, Ritual at Work, Litteraturrundan, Jocelyn Ibarra, The Time Travel Agency, Johanne Ib, Kunsthøjskolen i Holbæk, Mariliis Kundla, Aalborg University CPH, Matrikel1, Yggdrasil Dance, Kristina Ahm, Mathilde Thorup, Københavns Hovedbibliotek, Nationalmuseet, Skrå Kontorfællesskab, Renegade Runners, BRUS, To Øl, Horsens Kommune, Kunstbureau Kolossal, Reffen, Mindpark Helsingborg.


Noga is a Danish lighting studio run by designer and artist Sofia Ivarsson. She uses her obsession with light to create artworks and experiences that turn spaces into valuable places people connect with.

Sofia has over ten years of experience in different areas of the creative industry, with projects ranging from theatre and performance productions to curating light festivals and developing custom light installations.

The approach to everything she designs focuses on awareness of human needs, problem-solving, and qualitative results. Sofia values experimentation and iteration throughout the design process and consequently involves users, stakeholders, and relevant experts to ensure her projects have a long-lasting impact.


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Upcoming:

Lighting & set design for concert performance
⚘ Seven Deadly Sins: Lust ⚘
18-20 Nov (DK)

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Schleppegrellsgade 9

2200 København N
Denmark

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sofia@noga.design
Instagram; @noga.cph
+45 53 82 53 52


sofia@noga.design

Instagram; @noga.cph
+45 53 82 53 52

sofia@noga.design
Instagram; @noga.cph
+45 53 82 53 52

Schleppegrellsgade 9
2200 København N
Denmark


Schleppegrellsgade 9

2200 København N
Denmark