Olafur Eliasson

Olafur Eliasson
  • Artist, Studio Olafur Eliasson, Germany

Artist whose work spans installation and sculpture, photography and film, based in Copenhagen and Berlin. Early 1990s, founded Studio Olafur Eliasson, Berlin. Professor, Berlin University of Arts, heading the Institut für Raumexperimente. Solo exhibitions have been shown in institutions worldwide, including MoMA, Tate Modern, the Venice Biennale. 2012, Co-Founder, Little Sun, a solar lamp project addressing energy poverty in off-grid bottom of the pyramid areas; supplying energy access in a "trade not aid" based social business model, Little Sun delivers solar light to many of the 1.6 billion people without energy access. It is a work of art that works in life.