The newly launched Little Sun Foundation is an extension of the Little Sun social business. The Foundation’s mission is to bring solar energy to the most vulnerable communities worldwide who are off the grid and beyond the reach of entrepreneurial distribution models. These communities include remote schools, refugee camps, and people affected by natural disasters. The Solar Kids School Program is the Little Sun Foundation’s first official project and has already successfully raised funds for 3200 solar lamps in rural Rwanda Solar Schools Programme
Fjordenhus - an artwork by Olafur Eliasson and Studio Olafur Eliasson in Vejle Denmark. Opens 9 June. Client: Kirk Kapital. Photo: Anders Sune Berg
Artist duo and resident filmmakers at the studio SHIMURAbros joined the kitchen team to make Shojin Ryori - a vegetarian, Japanese, Buddhist concept of using every part of the vegetables, not letting anything go to waste. See full film here: soe.tv
Studio Kitchen Visits: Artist duo and resident filmmakers at the studio SHIMURAbros joined the kitchen team to make Shojin Ryori - a vegetarian, Japanese, Buddhist concept of using every part of the vegetables, not letting anything go to waste. See full film on www.soe.tv where you can also see some of the artistic work SHIMURAbros did for the studio
Laboratory for the future of libraries. Check out this inspiring project: Werkbank - a network based on intersections between books, materials, people, and their collections. Sitterwerk, St. Gallen.
Full video on olafureliasson.net
“Over centuries we’ve schooled ourselves in taking multiple perspectives through criticism and self-criticism. If the training takes, we are intellectually supple, trained not only by analytical argumentation but also by imaginative literature and films to envision the world with different eyes. We need an analogous suppleness for timescales, from the nanosecond to the eon and everything in between.” Time (and time again) a conversation with historian of science Lorraine Daston and Andrew Yang. Read full conversation on www.anthropocene-curriculum.org