Mags Harries & Lajos Héder’s SunFlowers, An Electric Garden was selected as the imagery for the 2016 Renewable Energy Law conference presented by The University of Texas School of Law. The photo by David Newsome shows some of the 15 SunFlowers illuminated at night along I35 in Austin. SunFlowers, An Electric Garden generates energy for its own lighting, and the additional energy its solar collectors produce is fed into the electric grid.
Drones Are Changing How We See- And Think About- Our World by WBUR’s Curt Nickisch and Greg Cook included a conversation with Mags Harries about her recent work The Disappearing Drumlin, a drone collaboration with Boston Virtual Imaging.
The Disappearing Drumlin. Video projection on black sheepskin. Mags Harries. 2015.
Mags Harries created The Disappearing Drumlin for 34, a show about the Boston Harbor Islands at Boston Sculptors Gallery. The piece focuses on Sheep Island. Once nearly 30 acres in size, the island is now less than 3 acres as a result of waves lapping on its shores. The work features aerial drone video of Sheep Island by Matthew Murphy of Boston Virtual Imaging.
Mags Harries and Lajos Héder created not one but seven ideas for their initial proposal for the Tidal Lagoon in Swansea Bay. All of their proposed tidal art sculptures would be activated by the unique conditions the Tidal Lagoon. Their proposal was given a two page spread in the catalogue produced by Cape Farewell showcasing the Tidal Lagoon proposals that were selected to the next round of the competition. Read more.
In “Greenway art proposal is unveiled” Dawn DeCwikiel-Kane describes Harries/Héder’s design Meeting Place for the “Tradition Cornerstone” of the Downtown Greenway in Greensboro, NC. To read the full article and to learn more about the project, follow the above links.