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ENERGY WALK

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The Alien Energy research team at IT University of Copenhagen is experimenting with new ways of communicating research. In that context they have developed a poetic 'Energy Walk' consisting four digital walking sticks produced by GeekPhysical, Illutron.

The walking sticks tell ethnographic stories about energy as you walk the dunes near the harbour of Hanstholm. The text is written by Associate Professor Laura Watts.

The video shows the experience of a walk with a walking stick.

Alien Energy is an energy research project conducting a comparative analysis of the impact and effects of renewable energy initiatives at several sites within Europe (Denmark, Iceland and the Orkney Islands, Scotland). Drawing its inspiration from the intersection of Anthropology and Science and Technology Studies, the research project focuses on how green energy creates and reconfigures relations between humans, technologies and nature at particular project sites.

For more information:
www.alienenergy.dk