Sol Cinema is short listed in the
Awards are on Nov 29th and the short list in full....
BEST ARTS AND GREEN ENERGY PROJECT, SUPPORTED BY THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS
The Sol Cinema
The Sol Cinema is a unique mobile movie theatre powered entirely by solar energy. Touring all over the UK with smartly dressed usherettes, red carpet and inspiring films. Sol Cinema seeks to educate people about the use of solar energy through in an entertaining and engaging way.
Demand Energy Equality
The inspirational Bristol Energy Tree project brought together local energy activists, a drugs rehabilitation charity, a local bio-mimicry sculptor and Bristol's science museum to create a truly cross-sectoral and highly creative public energy art piece. The project sought to maximise social value, by instigating conversation about energy, climate change, fuel poverty and renewable solutions.
The cSPACE Trust
Grounded in arts-led creative facilitation and enlisting professional engineers, ActiveEnergy investigated how turbines might function on the Thames Barrier, developed designs in a university prototyping laboratory, tested a small-scale turbine in the Thames opposite the Houses of Parliament and are currently installing a stream wheel to drive an aerator for fish in the Lower Lea.
GENeco and Young Bristol have collaborated on a unique and exciting project to raise the community’s awareness of recycling, by producing a range of creative, eco-inspired artwork within the newly refurbished GENeco offices. The masterpieces included a large wall mural, a photography project and a bottle cap garden, all of which followed an energy-conscious theme.
The Open University
The Stories of Change project collaborated with artists to widen and re-energise the debate around energy and climate change, using creative practices to give a voice to communities seldom heard in energy debates. Activities were designed to create legacies: for participants; for physical and digital audiences; with workshops using leading players, to inform on the future of UK energy policy.
Land Art Generator Initiative
The Land Art Generator Initiative has transformed the engagement of the creative sector with renewable energy. The LAGI Glasgow project engage a large part of the creative community and asks creative practices to put renewables at the heart of place-making with the intention of achieving social change reimagining how we live with energy generation in the heart of our communities.
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