Tag Archives: Energy Bank

Energy Bank in Tokyo

09 January 2013. Daikanyama and Shibuya, Tokyo. Energy Bank Crank & Go! took to the streets of Tokyo. Daikanyama provided a relaxed and relatively quiet environment for shooting a video demo/user manual. Moving to the very crowded and noisy crossing at Shibuya, sound tests and different user modes were carried out. Activities @ Shibuya Depositing energy: Charging… Read More »

Energy Bank: a sacred service

LOOSE NOTES Die Sonne tönt, nach alter Weise, In Brudersphären Wettgesang, Und ihre vorgeschriebne Reise Vollendet sie mit Donnergang. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1829     Quick introduction/recap about Energy Bank: In his essay Art and the Public Sphere Vito Acconci writes; Public space in an electronic age, is space on the run. Public… Read More »

Energy Bank; more power!

A new model for the Energy Bank project: Moving away from trends in e-textiles towards something less slick, I’m working on a back-pack system that can produce and store more power than any current off-the-shelf/grid, mobile phone charging device. I found an old 24 DCV, 4A Clansman hand generator with a snap-on lithium battery pack,… Read More »