Perpetual Flow

[embed]https://youtu.be/DLNCNm17Yzs[/embed] "Perpetual Flow" by Gerada for Lavazza Calendar 2019 P L A C E : Ouarzazate, Morocco   C H A R A C T E R I S T I C S : “Perpetual flow” extends over 37,500 square meters and was created using rakes, stones found at the site, 36 tonnes of dark gravel and vegetable oil.   ...

WISH

Belfast – 2013 For the 2013 Ulster Bank Belfast International Festival at Queen’s, Cuban-American Artist, Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada, has created WISH, a portrait of an anonymous local girl photographed by the artist in the process of making a pure and simple wish for the future. Spanning an 11 acre site in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, the photographic image of this girl – ...

OUT OF MANY, ONE

Washington DC – 2014 “Out of Many, One” from Space! Image Credits: Portrait by artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada, commissioned by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery; Satellite image collected by DigitalGlobe’s GeoEye-1 satellite on Oct. 6, 2014. The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery has commissioned Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada to create a six-acre portrait on the National Mall in Washington DC. The “facescape,” ...

EARTH350 – GAL·LA

Delta del Ebro, Spain – 2010 The GAL·LA project was created as part of the first planetary art exhibit called “eARTh” curated by 350.org. It was created on the beach of the Delta del Ebro in Spain using shade material and wooden posts. Designed as a sun stencil, the piece was made to bring attention to the problem of sunlight/heat ...

EXPECTATION

Barcelona – 2008 EXPECTATION was a giant mandala in the likeness of Barack Obama made with 650 metric tons of sand and gravel created on a Barcelona beachfront administered by the Forum de las Culturas. It was created as a way to pray for change but also alludes to how all the outpouring hope could fade away like sand. Created ...

ENRIC MIRALLES

Barcelona –2010 The piece was a giant mandala in homage to the Spanish architect Enric Miralles on the tenth anniversary of his untimely passing. Benedetta Tagliabue and EMBT, the studio that they both founded, organized a reunion for friends and family to remember the architect.

FREE AS A BIRD

Amsterdam – 2012 Urban Facescape by Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada for the VOGELVRIJE VROUWEN – Defend women who defend human rights! campaign. www.vogelvrijevrouwen.nl Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada was invited to Amsterdam to create a huge land portrait spanning almost two football fields. On December 10Th 2012, International Human Rights Day, the gaze of an anonymous Mesoamerican woman human rights activist was completed to launch ...