Gallery: Alex Vermeulen’s Floating Solar Panel Installation in Eindhove...

Dutch artist Alex Vermeulen has set 88 large black polyester eggs topped with solar panels floating in a pond at Eindhoven's University of Technology. Dubbed "SOH19 States of Nature," the project combines physics, art, technology, spirituality, solar cult and sustainable energy. Created in association with the Natuurkunst Foundation and some Applied Physics university students, the aim of this self-sustained installation is to lift a levitating Buddha sculpture using the sun's energy!

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  1. solar power rocks August 10, 2012 at 5:53 am

    what a brilliant use of green energy, even greater as its self sustaining – hats off to you! I actually built and installed my own solar panels in my home earlier this year and it probed to be a really interesting and fun project to do – maybe i’ll try an art structure next!

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