The Active Energy project has won the Times Higher Education award 2022 for Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year. The history of the Active Energy Project The Geezers have been involved with the Active EnergyRead more
Active Energy is a project promoting citizen-led innovation led by artist Loraine Leeson in collaboration with The Geezers, a group of senior men in Bow East London, and engineer Toby Borland.
Loraine Leeson has been working with The Geezers since 2007 on the Active Energy Project. Over the summer Middlesex University were showcasing the Active Energy project as one of their best research initiatives. Now itRead more
The Active Energy Project started as a SPACE commission in response to Queen Mary University research into older people’s experience failing to inform development of new technologies. In 2007 artist Loraine Leeson met The GeezersRead more
The November issue of The Environment magazine carries a short article and photo about how the Geezers worked with students at Bow School on a project run by Active Energy. They showed how a floatingRead more
Communities Countering Climate Change Active Energy, led by Loraine Leeson, has been collaborating with the Geezers for twelve years. On 20th Sept 2019 they celebrated the installation of the latest Active Energy project, a waterwheelRead more