Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ecological and Environmental Art

Grower, 2004 by Sabrina Raaf (image via As we are in the midst of the open call to artists for the 2012 LAGI design competition for Freshkills Park, NYC, we thought that it would be a great time to … Continue reading

The Era of Fossil Fuels

click on the image above to explore make sure you zoom in deep to see the detail The piece is meant to provide a context for the age of fossil fuels and question our ability to adapt to a post-fossil … Continue reading

Women as Global Leaders

Elizabeth Monoian (co-founder, LAGI) will be speaking at the 2012 Women as Global Leaders Conference. She’ll be presenting the Land Art Generator Initiative on Wednesday, March 14, at 3:45PM. The conference is being hosted by Zayed University and will be … Continue reading

2012 LAGI Design Competition Jury (expanded)

We’re very pleased to announce the addition of three very important professionals to the official 2012 LAGI design competition jury. Mitchell Joachim & Maria Aiolova are the Co-Presidents of Terreform ONE and Partners at Planetary ONE. From their site: Terreform … Continue reading

The Solar Artworks Project

We’re very happy to welcome Nacho Zamora to Dubai. Nacho is a public art researcher and founder of Solar Artworks. He specializes in the study and documentation of interdisciplinary and renewable energy artwork, particularly in the public realm. He’ll be … Continue reading

Susumu Shingu

From the artist’s website For over 50 years, the work of Susumu Shingu has been inspired by the energy of nature. The graceful way that his pieces respond to variations in the wind is incredibly inspiring. Some move elegantly in … Continue reading

The Monarch Lotus

Inspired by the geometry of the Lotus Flower, Monarch has created a prototype of a small-scale combined heat and power (CHP) system, for applications such as shown above The company is aiming to bring the product to market for about … Continue reading