Today when nature recovers from human negligence, and the whole world is battling a virus pandemic that will leave unprecedented consequences on the economy and the way we live so far, it is art one way to get over it everything.
Museums have launched their own virtual tours, designers set out to make masks, a a Finnish light artist Kari Kola, transformed the Connemara Mountains in Ireland with the help of stunning displays of color and light.
Galway and the effects of the virus corona
The Irish town of Galway is the European Capital of Culture for this year.
Unfortunately, most of the planned public events in honor of this title have been canceled, due to restrictions triggered by the detection and spread of the Covid-19 virus.
One of the planned art projects it was supposed to be Savage Beauty, which was initially conceived as a three-day public event, to become especially the digital experience.
The project is wise a name received by an Irish writer, To Oscar Wilde, who described Konemara Mountain as “savage beauty”.
Light installation in the Konemara hills
Savage Beauty is a work of art by Finnish artist Kari Kola.
Kola has designed over 2000 projects in dramatic situations, including Stonehenge (2018) and the Opening Ceremony of the Year of Light at UNESCO headquarters in Paris (2015).
Its light installation from 1000 lights, extends at a distance of 5 km to Konemari.
The effect? It's like you're watching polar light in the Irish hills.
An unreal and magnificent experience in a place that might not give you a true aurora borealis experience.
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Kola told apropo of this installation that he thinks everything on the planet is based on light. He and his team worked 24 hours for a full two weeks, in some of the most challenging weather conditions to set up Savage Beauty.
“Because I cannot paint, I paint with light, and one that goes beyond artistic value. With abstract light, tare as many stories as tare viewers. If I can choose, I would always work with nature because it is the best art we have. “
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