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Special software and tracking technology detect the windmill blades rotating at 280 kilometres per hour. Green lines of light connect the blades, creating a dynamic play of light and movement. According to Daan Roosegaarde: “Windlicht creates the missing link between the Dutch and the beauty of our new landscape.”

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Daan Roosegaarde was inspired by Kinderdijk. For him these windmills from 1740 are a perfect example of Dutch innovation. He was also driven by the desire to reconnect with the Dutch landscape and create a positive image around green energy. Roosegaarde developed the artwork together with a team of designers and engineers.

Studio Roosegaarde, Dan Roosegaarde, Studio Roosegaarde Windlicht, Windlicht, windlight, green energy, renewable energy, art, windmills, wind power

If you happen to be in the area, ‘Windlicht’ can be experienced for free on the 11 and 12, and 18 and 19th of March from 20:00 to 23:00 at the Eneco wind farm at St. Annaland in Zeeland. After that, the artwork will travel to new locations around the world. To see if it is coming to your area, visit Roosegaarde’s website.

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