Led by Professor Lydia Kallipoliti, in collaboration with Martha Giannakopoulou and Katerina Kourkoula, a group of engineering, architecture and art students from the Cooper Union will present an off-grid lighting installation at the Innovation Square of the World Science Festival. The installation will be powered by alternative energy generation techniques including solar cells, bioluminescent pods and an interactive performance with backwards motors that will illuminate the streetscape.
Cooper Union with Lydia KALLIPOLITI, Martha GIANNAKOPOULOU, & Katerina KOURKOULA, “GRID OFF; LIGHTS ON”
7.30-9.30 p.m. / Polytechnic Institute of New York University
6 Metrotech Center
Brooklyn, New York 11201
This installation was first presented at the Ideas City Festival organized by the New Museum in New York. It is supported by Cooper Union’s Feltman Lighting Fund and the Benjamin Menschel Faculty Fellowship. Special thanks to Jasa.org.
Student Team: Alyssa Davis, Laura Quan, Natalia Zawisny, Stephanie Borchers, Shiori Sasaki, Simon Khuvis, WooJong Kim, Glory Day Correw and Anna Kramer. Special Collaborator: Andreas Theodoridis
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