51 Structures, 7,500 people, 16 Countries, 7 continents, 16 Years. The ‘Rhythms of Life’ contemporary land art project is of a scale and scope unparalleled in modern art history.
A glimpse of the making of the 'Rhythms of Life' land art project.
A connected series of 51 major stone structures in 16 countries across all seven continents and visible from space.
This bronze sculpture has been the fulcrum for the 'Rhythms of Life' Land art project. 14 horizontal stone iterations of this form have been created across all seven continents.
A unique moment in time: Andrew Rogers and 1270 Maasai - the largest ever gathering of Maasai for a community undertaking - created three major stone geoglyphs near the Chyulu Hills in Kenya.
'Sacred Fire' was built with the help of the Himba. They connect to their ancestors through a sacred fire kept alight continually in accordance with tradition. This form was selected by the elders of the tribe.
See the first piece of land art created on Antarctica. "Rhythms of Life" was created on an ice lake near the Dakshin Gangotri Glacier. Local moraine gravel was used to create the form which was captured by ground, aerial and satellite photography then swept up leaving no impact on the pristine environment.
The making of the largest contemporary land art landscape in the world - "Time and Space". Comprising 13 major stone structures it took over 4 years to create and involved hundreds of people from the local community.
An amazing aerial film of the 'Time and Space' land art park in Cappadocia, Turkey; the largest contemporary land art park in the world. It comprises 13 major stone structures/geoglyphs and is located in a 2.5 km stretch of the beautiful Karadag mountain valley.
‘Time and Space – The Speed of Light’ is the 51st land art structure in the 'Rhythms of Life' land art project - a series of connected drawings on the Earth which span the globe.
Amazing time lapse video of the first ever alignment of the setting sun at the Winter solstice in Spain with ‘Time and Space the Speed of Light’.
In 2008 Andrew Rogers travelled to the Yucca Valley in California, USA to create two geoglyphs; 'Atlatl' and 'Rhythms of Life'.
The making of 'Sacred' which is adjacent to the spectacular Spissky Hard in Slovakia. Rogers then travels to the High Tatras to create the 'Rhythms of Life' geoglyph.
Rogers travelled to the Kaligandaki Gorge near Jomsom to create the stone geoglyphs 'Labyrinth' and 'Rhythms of Life' facing the sacred, snow capped Nilgiri Mountain in Nepal. His 3rd geoglyph, 'Knot' is in Pokhara.
Beautiful Humanity: 2,500 people from around Jaipur in Rajasthan attended the celebrations and elaborate closing ceremony after the completion of Rogers' stone structures.
Roger's 'Rhythms of Life' geoglyph in India was created with the assistance of 1000 brightly-clad workers. 'Ratio' a vertical stone structure, is nearby on a steep hill near an ancient Hindu temple.
With the assistance of 1000 soldiers of the Army of China Rogers creates three geoglyphs near the western terminal of the Great Wall of China in the Gobi Desert.
'Celebration of Life', a group of pregnant women amid the geoglyphs, raising their arms to welcome the sun and to express the continuity of life. This photographic event underscored the themes of unity and continuity of the Rhythms of Life.
'Celebration of Life', a group of pregnant women amid the geoglyphs, welcoming the sun and expressing the continuity of life. This photographic event underscored the themes of unity and continuity of the Rhythms of Life.
Andrew Rogers creates three stone geoglyphs: 'Eagle', 'Rune' and 'Rhythms of Life' in Iceland - the land of ice and fire. Akureyri is the northern most of all of Roger's Rhythms of Life project sites.
A joyous opening ceremony with indigenous dancers and music in which eucalyptus leaves were burned as a tribute to Bunjil.
Rogers creates two geoglyphs and a stone structure around a lake in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka. They are located on sacred monoliths that rise 350 meters above ground level.
Rogers creates 3 geoglyphs on the highest ridge of the Cerro Rico Mountains at an altitude of 4,360 meters (14,300 ft). They comprise the highest contemporary Land Art installation on Earth.
Rogers' first 'Celebration of Life' ritual, involved forty-two pregnant Israeli women, bellies exposed, who lined the completed geoglyphs in an affirmation of their celebration of the life principle.
This Google Earth Tour of the 'Rhythms of Life' land art project was created with the assistance of Google Earth Outreach.
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