Little Sun

Infos Artwork
  • Year: 2012
  • Place: Hawassa
  • Land: Ethiopia (7.0481029,38.47861) centr.
  • Category: Participation/ Social issues/ Politics, Resources/ Energy/ Renewable, and Sun/ Light
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LITTLE SUN is a project by Olafur Eliasson and engineer Frederik Ottesen. Its mission is “to bring the sustainable energy and the awesome power of the sun to everyone” ( The project was started 2012 in the Hawassa region in Ethiopia. >> >>

“Light is for everyone – it determines what we do and how we do it. This is why we have developed the solar-powered lamp Little Sun. One part of the artwork is the lamp and the activities it enables. The other is the successful distribution of Little Sun in off-grid communities, its journey from production to usage.“ (Olafur Eliasson) >>

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