Well attended opening of Visual Voltage at Felleshuset in Berlin

4 December, 2009 - 16:45

That the level of awareness about energy and climate issues are on the top was clear when the itinerant exhibition Visual Voltage in the past week reached Berlin and the Nordic embassies common Felleshuset. After the well attended official opening on Tuesday evening, December 1 the exhibition was on Wednesday presented for several German media during a climate smart press breakfast.

Read the article "Kreativ Kraft: Visual Voltage i Berlin" on the Swedish embassy’s homepage here

From 7 January Visual Voltage is entering a new phase, "Amplified", were artists in the selection of the curator Susanne Jaschko complements the regular exhibition with critical perspectives on human energy.

Read more about Visual Voltage "Amplified" here

Ruth Jacoby, Sweden's ambassador in Berlin was one of the opening speakers...

...followed by Interactive Institute´s Christina Öhman

Visual Voltage enables visitors to explore various forms of electricity, and to experience and reflect on energy consumption. Some of Sweden’s best known artists and designers have been brought together with engineers, technical know-how and environmental consideration in this ground breaking exhibition. The exhibition features work by Steven Dixon, Nils Edvardsson, Tina Finnäs, Front Design and Tore Nilsson. You will see electricity as never seen before. The exhibition is a collaboration between the Swedish Institute and the Interactive Institute.

Press contacts:

Sara Backlund, Marketing & Communications ManagerInteractive Institute+46(0)73 066 20 36 sara.backlund [at] tii.seFor more information about the exhibition and the coming stops please visit www.visualvoltage.se