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The long-term goal of the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) is to design and construct a series of land/environmental art installations in the UAE that uniquely combine aesthetic intrigue and artistic concept with clean energy generation.
The LAGI viewing platforms will be tourist destinations and educational facilities, drawing people from around the world to experience the beauty of the collaborative artworks. At the same time, the art itself will continuously distribute clean energy into the electrical grid, with the sculptures having the potential to provide power to thousands of homes in the United Arab Emirates.
International artists, designers, engineers, and architects are invited to conceive large sculptural works that use technology to harness the power of nature.
Participants can choose one of three sites in the UAE:
Dubai: Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary
Abu Dhabi: Between Yas and Saadiyat Island
Abu Dhabi: Airport Road Near the Masdar City Site
Prize award for the best design: $15,000
Deadline for Submission:
4 June 2010
Public Exhibit of Entries:
September 2010, Continuing
International call for outdoor art projects that produce real, renewable energy
4 June 2010
Robert Ferry, Architect
Elizabeth Monoian, Assistant Professor American University in Dubai
Internat. Architecture Exhibition, 23 May - 29 Nov. 2020. Curator: Hashim Sarkis.
59th International Art Exhibition, May - Nov. 2021. Artistic Director: Cecilia Alemani.
Photo tours and information: Contemporary arts, cultural heritage, archaeological sites