Laura Watts receives the Cultural Innovation International Prize

As part of an international team, Laura Watts won the Cultural Innovation International Prize, awarded by CCCB in Barcelona, for The Newton Machine, a community-build energy storage system!
The design/ethnography project is with James Auger and Julian Hanna at M-ITI Madeira, the community trust on the island of Eday, Orkney (Scotland), and Mark Hull at Community Energy Scotland. The Jury was led by Laura Faye Tenenbaum from NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory who said, “the project is incredibly innovative and refreshing…”
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