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Email alex@solarpowerforartists.com for more info about scheduling a workshop, lecture, consultation, etc. at your art venue/ community space/ university/ non-evil company, etc.

June 12 : Sustainable Energy for Artists and Arts Organizations

Are you an artist or arts organization planning a covid safe outdoor event, art installation, or performance this summer? Would you like to integrate sustainable energy into the project in some way? This remote workshop is geared specifically for artists and arts organizations. We will discuss the opportunities for incorporating sustainable energy, with a particular focus on solar power, into outdoor artworks and performances, both as a power supply and as an integrated part of the work. Participants will be introduced to some basic concepts for determining if their project and/or location is suitable for incorporating solar power.

* 1pm - 2:30pm, on Zoom
* $75
* Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/147206680143

June 13 : Solar Powered Sound Art

This workshop will introduce participants to a range of techniques for creating solar powered instruments. We will discuss the history of the field, common conceptual approaches, and a number of technical methods.

Three techniques for building instruments will be demonstrated.

* 1pm - 2:30pm, on Zoom
* $75
* Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/solar-powered-sound-art-tickets-150224161511

June 20 : Summer Solstice Author Talk: Alex Nathanson, author of A History of Solar Power Art and Design

A History of Solar Power Art and Design is the first interdisciplinary history of this subject. The author will be talking about the book and answering questions.

The book comes out this summer, but you can pre-order it at https://www.routledge.com/A-History-of-Solar-Power-Art-and-Design/Nathanson/p/book/9780367465681.

* 6pm - 7:00pm, on Zoom
* $5 suggested donation
* Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-solstice-author-talk-alex-nathanson-tickets-153227596867

Summer-Fall : Book Release Events for A History of Solar Power Art and Design by Alex Nathanson

If you're interested in hosting a remote or covid-safe in-person book release event at your art space, book store, podcast, etc. please email alex@solarpowerforartists.com.

Alex Nathanson's new book comes out in late July, but you can pre-order it now at https://www.routledge.com/A-History-of-Solar-Power-Art-and-Design/Nathanson/p/book/9780367465681

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