On November 8, the Interactive Institute’s and Swedish Institute’s successful exhibition Visual Voltage opens at Munktell Science Park in Eskilstuna. Through an initiative from Eskilstuna Municipality, this will be the first stop in Sweden for the energy and design exhibition which so far has drawn more than 160 000 visitors since the first stop in [...]
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Power-Aware Cord that is one of the exhibition objects part of the exhibition Visual Voltage has been selected to one among 50 coolest inventions of the year by the TIME magazine. The Power-Aware Cord is a results from the Interactive Institute’s research project STATIC! that investigates interaction and product design as a way of increasing [...]
Last weekend the exhibitions Visual Voltage and Visual Voltage Amplified celebrated a big finissage-party at Felleshuset in Berlin. Before everything was packed up and sent to Beijing, the next stop of Visual Voltage in April 2010, 150 guests followed the invitation of the Swedish Institute, Swedish Embassy and the hosts of the workshop [...]
Through Design we can turn an invisible activity of energy consumption into a process that can be expierenced, thereby potentially altering awareness and leading to a change in behavior. Following this line of thought, the Visual Voltage exhibition presents a set of objects specially designed to help vistors reflect on how they consume energy.
To deepen [...]
Soon the Visual Voltage exhibition has reached its last week in Berlin and is to move on to next stop. Closing time near, but still some days left for you who haven’t been there yet.
The opening of the amplified extension, the performance and the pecha kucha attracted a pretty good audience, as can be read [...]
Visual Voltage Amplified was opened with a colorful program on January 7th and is now accompanying the Swedish “mother exhibition” Visual Voltage until January 24th 2010. Despite of the winterly weather conditions outside, more than 200 interested visitors found their way to Felleshuset of the Nordic Embassies in Berlin.
The exhibition Visual Voltage deals [...]
Nils Edvardsson – The Spirit of High Voltage
Audiovisual performance at the opening of Visual Voltage Amplified
January 7, 2010, 7pm-00.00am, Felleshus Berlin
On the opening evening of Visual Voltage Amplified, Swedish artist Nils Edvardsson will turn the Swedish power infrastructure into a gigantic musical instrument. He has travelled to different points of interest around the Swedish [...]
Dezember 2009, Eröffnung der Visual Voltage Ausstellung im Felleshuset der Nordischen Botschaften, Berlin.
In der Mitte, Christina Öhman, the Interactive Institute, Ruth Jacoby, Botschafterin von Schweden, Thomas Kaiser-Stockmann, Mannheimer Swartling, Birgitta Tennander, Schwedisches Institut.
Ab 8. Dezember ist die Ausstellung für alle Besucher geöffnet.
After exposing at Shanghai and Washington DC, Visual Voltage visited Brussels. More than 1500 visitors were informed about the utility of art and design to increase awareness about energy shortage and sustainability. Among the 350 guided visitors were Brussels secondary school pupils, and students in architecture, industrial design, and sciences from the universities in Brussels, Ghent and Antwerp. In addition, EFTA [...]
In an inspiring venue that partly works as a tube station daytime and nighttime transforms into a bar and lecture hall a packed solid Pecha Kucha took place in Brussels, 19th of September. The Pecha Kucha format is an interesting challenge to a presenter in terms of telling a story: being entertaining and pushing an [...]