In Praise of Shadows
At V&A In Praise of Shadows, curated by Jane Withers for the London Design Festival at the V&A, showcased works by designers exploring the potential of new lighting technologies and alternative energy sources. As well as works that play on the poetics of light and fixtures that demonstrate the freedom that low-energy light sources can bring to design, the exhibition included alternative energy sources such as solar and wind power, and raised questions around excessive energy use and light pollution. It was staged as an intervention 'camping' in the V&A's Jones Galleries and creating a rich dialogue between the contemporary and the historic. Visitors were given dynamo-powered torches to navigate the darkened galleries.
'A must-see for all architects, innovators and eco-warriors'.
‘This is the show where technology meets art…It's a total triumph’.