Opening The Energy Show x The Solar Biennale
Het Nieuwe Instituut and the solar movement invite you to the double opening of The Energy Show and the Solar Biennale on Friday 9 September. With Europe in the midst of an energy crisis, we explore solar design and bring an ode to the sun. Join us for a festive opening with performances, tours, music, drinks and bites.
9 April 2022 15:00
With installations and events throughout Rotterdam, the Solar Biennale – an initiative of solar designers Marjan van Aubel and Pauline van Dongen – takes place for the first time this year, with the exhibition The Energy Show – Sun, Solar and Human Power at Het Nieuwe Instituut as a central element. Organised by curator and designer Matylda Krzykowski and in collaboration with the Solar Biennale, The Energy Show revolves around the sun and its design possibilities. Bathe in the glow of dozens of examples of innovative solar technology by artists, designers and researchers, including Mária Telkes, Solar Power for Artists and Solar Mamas.
On 9 September, prior to the opening, the Solar Biennale hosts the Solar Seminar to explore different applications of solar design. Join the conversation and discuss how the future could look. With Wim Sinke, Chantal Zeegers, Alex Nathanson, Monserat Vallejo, Angella Mackey, Neel Tamhane, Saskia van Stein and others.