Keeping schools ‘on air’ in Rwanda

‘The Solar charger has assisted in keeping us on air with the rest of the staff at school anytime, anywhere without worrying about a power blackout.’ – Teacher from Bisate Primary School. Great news! The Solar Kids School Program is bringing light and energy to school kids and their teachers in rural Rwanda – keeping them […]

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Natural Light with Velux

Little Sun and Velux bring Natural Light lamps to off-grid Africa  We’re happy to announce that our collaboration with Velux to develop and bring Natural Light lamps to communities that are very much in need in off-grid Africa has been a wonderful success. Velux has beautifully documented several stories from farmers, midwives, school teachers and young women […]

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“Little Sun Blackouts” at Louisiana Museum

Every Saturday in December of 2014, Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art invited children and their parents to experience a Little Sun Blackout – where they got to explore Olafur Eliasson’s ‘Riverbed’ exhibition in complete darkness, with only the light of their Little Sun solar lamps to guide them! Says Louise Hauerberg, Head of Boernehuset […]

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Olafur Eliasson’s McDermott Award Residency at MIT

In March 2014 artist and Little Sun founder Olafur Eliasson kicked off his exciting 2014 Eugene McDermott Award residency at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). For the next three days, Eliasson collaborated with MIT students on the Little Sun lamp and project — as well as conducted a series of labs and public lectures. Also […]

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Pop-up shop in Reykjavik

For one month, a Little Sun Pop-Up Shop came to Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik! The concept of bringing a Little Sun Pop-Up Shop to Iceland originated with i8 Gallery Director Börkur Arnarson, who represents Little Sun Founder and Artist Olafur Eliasson in Iceland. The temporary Little Sun Pop-Up Shop (open 1 August–1 September 2014) […]

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Andersen’s Little Sun Kiosk in Copenhagen

From 10 May–22 June 2013, a temporary exhibition shop was created by Little Sun and Andersen’s Contemporary in Copenhagen. The shop sold Little Sun solar lamps, and also available for purchase was a special Little Sun t-shirt designed by hip Danish clothing retailer Wood Wood. The launch of Andersen’s Little Sun Kiosk coincided with the […]

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