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What is Next Nature?

With our attempts to cultivate nature, humankind causes the rising of a next nature, which is wild and unpredictable as ever. Wild systems, genetic surprises, autonomous machinery and splendidly beautiful black flowers. Nature changes along with us.

Energy consumption shown on power plant

Energy consumption shown on power plant

Information decoration on a city scale. Every night from the 22 to the 29 of February 2008, the vapor emissions of he Salmisaari power plant in Helsinki will be illuminated to show the current levels of electricity consumption by local residents. A laser ray will trace the cloud during the night time and turn it into a neon-style graph.

Nuage Vert is an artwork by Helen Evans & Heiko Hansen.  Via Sustain. Thanks Berry.



  1. Steve

    It should have a sub-display to show how much power is being used by the giant lasers!

  2. Rick


  3. AxeMan

    I wonder if people will think the laser is pretty and will try to consume more power to se more of it :D