Category Archives: Newspapers

The Guardian

The Guardian Fantasy art: the future of energy and water technology Alison Moodie September 3, 2016 “They look like designs from the pages of a futurist’s notepad, but the concepts below are all finalists in the biennial public art contest … Continue reading

The Independent

The Independent The solar-powered sculpture that could desalinate 1.5 billion gallons of drinking water for California August 24, 2016 By Tim Walker “Is it public art, or is it a power station? This shimmering design for “The Pipe”, a finalist … Continue reading

The Guardian

Public art projects that double as renewable energy sources by Kristine Wong November 7, 2015 Two Pittsburgh artists are encouraging cities around the world to install public art structures designed to generate power while educating viewers about renewable energy What … Continue reading

Daily Mail: How many solar panels would it take to power the PLANET?

Daily Mail By Victoria Woollaston October 7, 2015 How many solar panels would it take to power the PLANET? Experts reveal we would need to cover an area the size of Spain to provide the world with enough energy. The … Continue reading

Le Monde

Le Monde WindWaker: le mariage de l’art et de l’énergie renouvelable August 20, 2014 “La Land Art Generator Initiative Competition est une compétition internationale qui associe design et énergies propres. Elle invite les participants à imaginer des installations publiques à … Continue reading

The Guardian

Is a sustainable future within reach? John Elkington finds inspiration in the ready and available solutions listed in the Sustainia100 prospectus

Le Monde

We know that Le Monde has a nice spread out (including images of LAGI 2010 submissions) about the Land Art Generator Initiative because people have told us about it, but we haven’t seen it yet. We’ll post a link to … Continue reading

Gotham Gazette

From Garbage Dump to Energy Source by Vicky Plestis

The Weekend West, News for Western Australia/Perth

Art Flicks the Switch (PDF) By Lindsay McPhee

The National

Article about the first place award winning design from the 2010 competition By Erin Conroy, Feb 6, 2011

The New York Times

Finding Art in Energy in the United Arab Emirates By HILLARY BRENHOUSE Published: November 3, 2010

Kuwait Times

Visual pollution self-evident in Kuwait By Ben Garcia, October 27, 2010

Khaleej Times

Landing the Big One (PDF), by Charlie R. Neyra, Khaleej Times, September 3, 2010

Gulf News

Beautiful sculptures that could power thousands of homes by Rayeesa Absal, Gulf News, August 28, 2010

The National

Power of art combines with art of power generating by Romola Talwar Badam, The National, Abu Dhabi, July 1, 2010

Al Bayan

Al Bayan (PDF), Dubai, June 27, 2010 Arabic Language Press

Khaleej Times

Simply electrifying…, the art of sustainability by Shafaat Ahmed, Khaleej Times, Dubai, April 6, 2010

The National

If You Draw It by John Gravois, The National, Abu Dhabi, December 10, 2009

Khaleej Times

Can Art Save The World?, by Emily Meredith, Khaleej Times, Dubai Feature story in the Weekend Magazine (PDF), September 18, 2009

7 Days

Art Reflects Energy, by Sean O’Driscoll, 7 DAYS, Dubai, July 29, 2009