last semester at dal, our project was to enter a competition called the land art generator initiative. a few of us in the class were selected for publication on their blog and possibly to be included in the book they’ll be producing. i worked with andrew snow and houtan pour-tavakoli.
our entry was finally published in their blog so here are some links. i’m not sure on the copywriting of the images because a lot of competitions state that any entry is considered property of the competition, just for publication processes i think. anyways, here it is. all from the land art generator initiative.
ecofriend.org also wrote an article on our submission.
What’s the most striking thing about this unique installation is the fact it is not the same always, which breaks monotony. The artwork change from day to night, from season to season, and year to year, offering viewers something new each time they return. It utilizes sea water greenhouses to allow plant growth in the extreme desert climate. An array of concentrated solar panels collect green energy is used both for sea water greenhouses and artificial flora.
read the full article here.