Welcome to URBAN SUN Aarhus Festival, Northern Europe’s largest cultural event and opened by HRH The Queen of Denmark. URBAN SUN sanitizes this public space in Denmark of the coronavirus using a safe far-UVC 222 nanometers light.
After the successful launch in Rotterdam, URBAN SUN which sanitizes public spaces of the coronavirus will go on a world tour to Aarhus Festival in Denmark, Museum of Design Atlanta in the USA, and the Netherlands Pavilion at the World Expo 2020 Dubai. Press Release
The contemporary open air museum Arte Sella in Italy premieres LIQUID LANDSCAPE. Visitors experience an unexpected fluid movement when stepping on the artwork, revealing our symbiotic relationship with the environment.
"LIQUID LANDSCAPE is radical new sculpture thinking; as an anti-sculpture it is almost invisible in which the visitor is invited to become the artwork." Emanuele Montibeller, art curator Arte Sella, in conversation with Daan Roosegaarde.
LEVENSLICHT wins the Media Architecture Award at the Media Architecture Biennale. The design honours the Dutch Holocaust victims with this humbling artwork of 104,000 luminescent memorial stones in 170 municipalities.
The new exhibition at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art shows designs that make use of waste products, including our SMOG FREE RING of 1000 m3 clean air. Welcome at Design Transfigured/Waste Reimagined till September 6 in Scottsdale Arizona, USA.
Monument LEVENSLICHT remembers the 104,000 Holocaust victims with 104,000 luminescent stones. LEVENSLICHT started in Rotterdam NL and was shared to 170 Dutch municipalities in collaboration with the National Committee.
Our exhibition PRESENCE - Daan Roosegaarde attracted a record amount of almost 180,000 visitors. Never before had the Groninger Museum so many visitors in the summer period. Stay tuned for the international tour.
Our Holocaust monument LEVENSLICHT with National Committee 4 and 5 May remembers 104,000 Holocaust victims with 104,000 specially developed luminescent stones in 170 municipalities in the Netherlands. Public opening: 16 January 2020, 19.25 at Eva Cohen-Hartogkade in Rotterdam, NL. (Photo: Daan Roosegaarde and Gerdi Verbeet).
Daan Roosegaarde: "Light monument LEVENSLICHT shows the magnitude of
the Holocaust, with the 104,000 victims in the Netherlands. But it
also shows hope for a better future. It is an honor to work on this
Groninger Museum presents Daan Roosegaarde’s first major museum solo show: PRESENCE which evokes visitors to become aware of their own presence in a unique manner. The exhibition already received a record amount of 100.000 visitors and can be visited until 12 January 2020.
Our LOTUS MODEL at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo opens its smart flowers in response to light. Welcome till 29 March 2020 in Japan at the exhibition Future and the Arts which contemplates human society.
Our SMOG FREE RING is now in the permanent art collection of the National Museum Zurich, Switzerland. The SMOG FREE RING contains smog collected by the SMOG FREE TOWER in China. By sharing a SMOG FREE RING you donate a 1000 m3 of clean air.
The exhibition received a total of 100.000 visitors today. The solo exhibition peaked during the summer months. Never before has the Groninger Museum had so many visitors visiting the museum in this period. The exhibition can be visited until 12 January 2020.
Ahead of the United Nations Climate Action Summit, Columbia University New York will launch our new WATERLICHT, including lectures by Olafur Eliasson and Daan Roosegaarde. Welcome 22-24 October, Lenfest Center for the Arts in New York.
Waterlicht at Fremantle Biennale 2019, Australia. Fremantle Biennale announced ‘Undercurrent 19’, the second edition of the city-wide contemporary art program showcasing experimental site responsive work from established and emerging artists from across the world. Open from November 1 till 3. This will be the first time Waterlicht will be shown in the Southern Hemisphere, raising awareness for rising water levels and the climate change crisis.
The exhibition ‘Endless Life’ exhibits our DUNE and LOTUS MODEL at Buitenplaats Doornburgh, NL. Will it soon be possible to extend our lives endlessly? What does that mean for our way of life, for society and our planet? During ‘Endless Life’ artists and scientists will reflect on the extension of life. From 13 September till 29 December.
PRESENCE is the exhibition of a new 800 m2 dream landscape which evokes visitors to become aware of their own presence in a unique manner. Welcome 22 June till 12 January 2020 at Groninger Museum NL, with special book signing by Daan Roosegaarde at 15.30 June 22.