Curators, scholars, and artists discuss modern and contemporary art. To view images of these artworks, please visit the Online Collection at moma.org/collection. MoMA Audio is available free of charge courtesy of Bloomberg.
December 3rd, 2010
Episode 21 of 192 episodes
Friday, November 3, 2006 6:30 p.m. Based in South Africa, industrial designer Barry Whitmill of Freeplay Energy seeks freedom from traditional energy sources. The organization's Self-Sufficient Energy technology combines wind-up, solar, and rechargeable power in unique and portable consumer electronic products. Freeplay makes products such as Lifeline Radio—simultaneously a functional appliance and a means to communicate with, educate, and empower people in the harsh conditions of Third World countries.