The story of electricity is the story of life itself. From the structure of the atom to the functioning of our brains, this invisible yet vital force is intrinsic to all human life.
Electricity: The Spark of Life
For centuries, electricity has captivated inventors, scientists and artists alike, and in the modern era it has transformed our world. From the first breaths of Frankenstein’s monster to the brutal simplicity of the execution chair, this exhibition contemplated the conflicting life-giving and death-dealing extremes of electricity and traced the story of how humanity has striven to understand, unlock and gain control over this invisible yet all-encompassing force, which continues to mystify and amaze.