Category Archives: Lectures, Panels, Events and Exhibits

Erie Arts & Culture: Exploring the Intersection of the Arts and Social Impact

Join the LAGI Directors at the: Erie Arts & Culture: Exploring the Intersection of the Arts and Social Impact Monday, April 12, 2021 6:00 PM For more information > In a time when communities are facing ever-changing needs and an … Continue reading

Temple University and the Village of Arts and Humanities host LAGI in Philadelphia

Photo by Katia McGuirk On February 3rd and 4th, 2017, LAGI was in Philadelphia to give a talk at Temple and facilitate a design workshop with the Village of Arts and Humanities in North Philadelphia. Read more about the events … Continue reading

Presentation in San Antonio on July 19, 2016

We will be speaking in San Antonio on the Aesthetics of Renewable Energy on July 19, 2016 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm at the Center for Architecture, 1344 South Flores, San Antonio, TX 78204. The event is co-sponsored by … Continue reading

The New American Patriot: Climate Art in the Public Interest

Land Art Generator Initiative public art proposals will be on display at The Box Gallery as a part of The New American Patriot: Climate Art in the Public Interest. Thanks to Mary Jo Aagerstoun for including us in the exhibition. … Continue reading

Las Vegas Weekly

THIS WEEK IN ARTS: ART CHANTRY, THE LV PHIL GUILD AND AESTHETIC POSSIBILITIES OF RENEWABLE ENERGY Thank you Pam Stuckey at Renewable Envoy for inviting us to speak and to everyone who attended last evening’s discussion at Las Vegas City … Continue reading

Imaginative Engagement

Imaginative Engagement programme at Renewable Energy Marketplace Tuesday, April 8 Exeter, UK People want to engage in energy issues, but the way they do it needs to be interesting! These inspiring people are involved in creative ways to engage people … Continue reading

Athenaeum Lectures

Athenaeum Lectures Dialogues in Art and Architecture, 22nd Season (La Jolla, California) Moderated by Robert Pincus Thursday, April 10 Renewable Energy and Positive Impact Buildings Robert Ferry and Elizabeth Monoian, Land Art Generator Initiative The series is coordinated by the … Continue reading

Regenerative Infrastructures

We are very pleased to announce the release of Regenerative Infrastructures, available now at Amazon and other retail outlets. This hardbound book, beautifully designed by Paul Schifino, is an in-depth exploration of the Land Art Generator Initiative for Freshkills Park … Continue reading

Join us August 19 for Art Activity Day: Leslie Park Collective—Pittsburgh

If you are in Pittsburgh please join LAGI and the Leslie Park Collective at Art Activity Day at Leslie Park Pool! We will be handing out free copies of “A Field Guide to Renewable Energy Technologies” along with having discussions … Continue reading

ISEA 2012

We will be participating on a panel discussion during ISEA 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico (September 19-21). Thank you Vicki Sowry from the Australian Network for Art and Technology [ANAT] for inviting us!


We are looking forward to presenting a lecture during PHOTOVOLTAICS, FORMS, LANDSCAPES in Frankfurt, Germany on September 25. Below is a description of the event from their website: HOW TO USE PHOTOVOLTAICS FOR SHAPING NEARLY ZERO ENERGY COMMUNITIES. This special … Continue reading

Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science

We are looking forward to speaking at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science East (Held jointly with European Association for the Study of Science and Technology), October 17-20, 2012, in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Join Us on Saturday, July 28 in Staten Island 10am-5pm

Saturday, July 28, 2012 105 Water Street Staten Island, NY 10304 10am – 5pm Free and open to the public Please join the Land Art Generator Initiative for a day on Staten Island and a sneak preview of submissions to … 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 there on Wednesday, March 14, at 3:45PM.

Shelter Blog

Entrepreneurs at the Intersection of Art and Energy This is a very nice post about our lecture last week at Shelter Dubai. Thanks to Mary Ames and everyone at Shelter.

Shelter Dubai

January 19th at 7pm Aesthetic Renewable Energy Infrastructure – more information is available at the Shelter facebook event page. A Lecture on the background of the Land Art Generator Initiative, the 2010 edition and the launch of the 2012 edition … Continue reading

TEDx Pittsburgh (video)

Video from our presentation at TEDx Pittsburgh. Thanks to Leadership Pittsburgh for organizing this wonderful event.

TEDx Pittsburgh

Presenters at TEDx Pittsburgh, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, November 19 and 20. Organized by Leadership Pittsburgh See the talk here >

ISEA 2011 Istanbul

The Land Art Generator Initiative was presented at the 2011 International Symposium on Electronic Arts (ISEA) in Istanbul. Elizabeth Monoian and Robert Ferry (LAGI Co-founders) presented a paper, “New Aesthetic Energy Infrastructure and the Land Art Generator Initiative” in the … Continue reading

AIA San Francisco Committee on the Environment

We’ll be speaking at the last International Series Panel of the season: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 6pm 130 Sutter Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco Here is a link for more information.

American Institute of Architects, Middle East Chapter

We will be presenting the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI): Renewable Energy Infrastructure and Public Space. The presentation will take place at Al-Mamoura Auditorium in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday 14 June 2011 at 19.00 sharp. A big thank you to … Continue reading

Masdar Market Day! April 29th

We’ll be participating in the Masdar City Market Day on April 29th. The event is free and open to the public. Stop by between 10am and 5pm on the 29th of April and see the Masdar Institute of Science and … Continue reading

Best of Pecha Kucha

November 8, 2010 We’ll be presenting LAGI in a new version of the Pecha Kucha presentation that we gave about a year and a half ago. It will be updated to show some of the 2010 design competition entries. Part … Continue reading

Responsible Urbanism Research Lab

November 3, 2010 at 6:00pm CAS Sustainability Lecture Series 2010 Zayed University Abu Dhabi Campus Y Auditorium click for larger image


Hosted by the United Nations mandated University for Peace, El Rodeo de Mora, Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica Slideshow Presentation of LAGI 2010 Competiton November 6th, 2010

Time Out Dubai

Muqtanayati: One Hundred Treasures is the latest exhibit at The JamJar gallery in Al Quoz. It runs 14 – 21 October 2010.

A.U.S. Spring Lecture Series

We’ll be speaking about LAGI at The College of Architecture, Art and Design of the American University of Sharjah (This has been rescheduled for the spring. Stay tuned for more information)


Part of Budapest Design Week Images on Display of

International Conference on the Constructed Environment

International Conference on the Constructed Environment in conjunction with the 12th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale Conference Speakers, Venice, Italy, November 2010

Nuqat Foundation

Conference on Visual Pollution in the Arab World Conference Speakers, GUST University, Kuwait City, October 24-28, 2010


Public Viewing of LAGI 2010 Competition Entries Marble Walk (B1 Level), Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Dubai, UAE, June 23-30, 2010


Chalhoub World Environment Day The Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Centre (DUCTAC) Dubai, UAE, June 2010

Eco Friendly Expo

Eco Friendly Expo "The Power of Green" Lecturer, New York, NY, May 2010

Bar Camp

BarCamp UAE Session Speaker, Dubai, UAE, May 2010

The 22nd International Sculpture Conference

The 22nd International Sculpture Conference Sculpture, Society and Environment Panel Presenters, London, UK, April 2010


That Fleeting Moment The Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Centre (DUCTAC) Dubai, UAE, March 2009

Green Drinks

Green Drinks Presenters, Dubai, March 2010

The Art Work Between Technology and Nature

The Art Work Between Technology and Nature Conference Speakers, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark, January 2010

Tasmena MENAlab Talk Series

MENAlab Talk Series: Tasmena Panel Presenters, Dubai, UAE, January 2010

World Future Energy Summit 2010

World Future Energy Summit Round Table Presenters, Dubai, UAE, January 2010