Our world touring exhibition Visual Voltage opens in Tokyo

13 October, 2010 - 15:49

 

Next week, the Interactive Institute’s and Swedish Institute's successful exhibition Visual Voltage opens at Miraikan, Japan’s National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo. It will be the last stop for the energy and design exhibition, which so far has drawn more than 150 000 visitors since the first stop in Shanghai 2008.Visual Voltage is a Swedish initiative in which the Interactive Institute in collaboration with the Swedish Institute presents research aimed at providing a different perspective on energy use. The exhibition has previously been shown in Shanghai, Washington DC, Brussels, Berlin and Beijing.Magnus Jonsson is the Senior Production Manager at the Interactive Institute, and responsible for the production of Visual Voltage. "Our work has an incredible impact internationally. There is a tremendous strength in making the invisible visible and to create a story. We have definitely seen an increased interest in Swedish innovation."The opening ceremony with invited guests will be held on October 20, and the exhibition opens up to the public on October 21. Magnus Jonsson and Sara Backlund, Head of Marketing and Communications, will give presentations on sustainability, design and innovation at both Miraikan and the Swedish Embassy in Tokyo. Sara will also be presenting at Pecha Kucha Night in Tokyo.

Read the press release here (in Swedish): Interactive Institute inviger sin världsturnerande energiutställning i Tokyo