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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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Little Sun at Millerntor Gallery in St. Pauli, Hamburg

Little Sun was invited to participate in the fourth edition of the social art and music festival MILLERNTOR GALLERY (29-31 May 2014). Established by Viva con Agua de Sankt Pauli e.V., an NGO campaigning for clean drinking water worldwide, MILLERNTOR GALLERY focused on street art and graffiti, music, social business, and social engagement. It was […]

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“#AbsolutLittleSun” Bar at Coachella Festival

In April 2014, Little Sun spent a wonderful two weekends in the California desert sun! At the famous Coachella music festival, Little Sun partnered with Absolut to bring festival goers a unique interactive experience that raised awareness about solar energy access for all – the #AbsolutLittleSun Bar! Located right next to the biggest music stage, […]

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Little Sun at MoMA

To coincide with Little Sun’s feature on the cover of MoMA Design Store’s Spring Catalogue, MoMA Design Store New York City at 11 West 53rd Street filled its windows with a brilliant Little Sun display from 25 March–20 April 2014. The eye-catching window design featured custom-made Little Sun wall that introduced passersby to the Little […]

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Art Basel Miami Beach

Little Sun, the solar lamp and global project, was presented by the Fondation Beyeler at Art Basel Miami Beach from 5–8 December 2013. The Fondation Beyeler’s entire booth at the art fair was devoted to Little Sun. The lamps were sold from a local food truck parked inside the booth, in a fun nod to […]

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Sustainia Award Ceremony

On November 7, 2013 at the Sustainia Award Ceremony, Olafur Eliasson led the audience in an interactive Little Sun performance at Copenhagen’s Royal Danish Theatre – a collective experience of sustainable solar light in action. A sea of hundreds of Little Suns, coordinated movement, and the elegance of the Royal Danish Theatre combined to produce […]

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