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A gaffer turned poet finds her light in Pittsburgh


Celeste Gainey

Working on the set of a CBS special in the 1970s

On the set of The Waiting Room, 1973

the gaffer
chief lighting technician
the DP’s go-to guy
dispenser of gaffer’s tape
brute arc myths
day for night & the anti-auteur theory
transposer of sun/shadow
nuance of mood
romancer of stars

Region: Southwest

Arts & Culture, Features, Pittsburgh