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TED News in Brief: Olafur Eliasson puts sunshine in your pocket, Thomas Dolby launching a center for technology + artsTED News in Brief: Olafur Eliasson puts sunshine in your pocket, Thomas Dolby launching a center for technology + arts

Posted By Tedstaff

This week, so much TED-related news hit the transom. Below, some of the highlights. Artist Olafur Eliasson (watch his TED Talk) muses on his latest work — “Little Sun,” a miniature solar-powered lamp that puts five hours of sunlight in your pocket — in this awesome video from our friends at The Creators Project. The […]

 

The week in comments

Posted By TED Guest Author

This week’s theme for comments all over the Internet is experience. There are personal accounts from those who’ve witnessed Olafur Eliasson’s work (presented in his talk on playing with space and light) and recollections of good times at TED@Palm Springs (now upgraded to TEDActive!) or testimonials from volunteers of our Open Translation Project. On Olafur […]

 

Playing with space and light: Olafur Eliasson on TED.com

Posted By Emily McManus

In the spectacular large-scale projects he’s famous for (such as “Waterfalls” in New York harbor), Olafur Eliasson creates art from a palette of space, distance, color and light. This idea-packed talk begins with an experiment in the nature of perception. (Recorded at TED2009, February 2009 in Long Beach, CA. Duration: 09:37) Twitter URL: http://on.ted.com/1a Watch […]