2015 – Electrical tester
Aeolian art for a more beautiful landscape
Regular readers of Electrical Tester may recall a piece we included a while back on the way in which transmission towers are being transformed into veritable works of art. This piece explained how environmental and installation artist Elena Paroucheva, who lives and works in France, was using transmission towers as the starting point for a series of sculptures celebrating the connection between energy and the environment.
Elena is now working on a new project aimed at aeolian (wind-operated) devices, such as wind turbines, which are now appearing across the landscape. Although the aesthetics of these installations has been a source of endless debate for many communities, Elena proposes a novel approach to modifying their appearance…