by the work of Dale Eldred, Thomas Lindsey draws on his background
as an architect and sculptor to develop a series of large solar-powered
installations. Each of these installations is made of a kinetic
wheel, cone, or drum activated by a set of photovoltaic solar
cells. A tracking device will be used to direct the cells at
the sun's path. By using solar energy as a power source, Lindsey
hopes to encourage the use of environment-friendly energy sources
as the issue of global warming becomes more urgent. Lindsey
also plans to include musical compositions as elements in his
the idea of a Buddhist prayer wheel, Lindsey's work is ultimately
intended to serve as a contemporary shrine or meditation garden.
Through his art, Lindsey aims to promote a greater awareness
and appreciation of the biospiritual Earth-Sun relationship.