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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 19 : Designing Solar Power Products and Services

This remote Zoom-based workshop will introduce participants to the range of types of PV products and services that exist. These include product integrated PV, residential PV, and PV interfaces, among others. We will apply human-centered design principles to the creation of PV products and services in a number of design exercises.

* 1pm - 2:30pm, on Zoom
* $75
* Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/designing-solar-power-products-and-services-june-2021-tickets-147676106209

July 16 : Book Release: A History of Solar Power Art and Design by Alex Nathanson

Alex Nathanson's new book comes out in 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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