Art and Energy CIC is an artist-led energy company reimagining solar panel technology as an art material for the future to open doors for imagination and a creative respond to the climate emergency.
You may think you know what a solar panel looks like; rows upon rows of inky rectangles, but these pioneering pieces illuminate the possibilities of a new cultural exchange with our energy infrastructure.
Art and Energy has been working with esteemed partners at The University of Exeter, LaserCutz in Honiton, The Fab Lab in Plymouth and The RSA in London to explore the aesthetic versatility of the solar photo voltaic technology and develop this new craftivist approach to generating green energy.
On display for the first time anywhere ever, Art and Energy are delighted to unveil these new artworks on:
- Saturday 16 March from 10am – 4pm
- at the new Kaleider studios, 45 Preston Street, Exeter
- as part of Mikro Fest.
In January 2018, Chloe, Art and Energy’s founder presented the idea for solar panel artworks to Kaleider residents at one of Kaleider’s famous Lunchtime Talks and it was with feedback and guidance from the people in attendance that the idea took root.
It is with sincere gratitude to Exeter City Futures Velocities programme for nurturing the idea in those early days.