Gallery: Patrick Marold Visualizes the Wind With Thousands of Turbine-P...

Although we can't normally see the wind, we can feel its presence - however Colorado-based visual artist Patrick Marold has figured out a way to translate the wind's movement into light. Using LEDs, polycarbonate tubes, and mini wind turbines, Marold has been documenting the shape of the wind through his Windmill Project. His installations involve hundreds of mini wind generators planted in breezy landscapes - as the wind blows across them, the LEDs light up based on the strength of the wind and where it blows. His project draws attention to the use of clean renewable energy and our interaction with the landscape and natural forces.

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