Dancing Solar Flowers
Alexandre Dang has developed a pedagogic aspect to his sustainable art, using it to educate young people about the potential of eco-friendly technologies with a focus on renewable energy. He has founded Solar Solidarity International (a non-profit international association) to raise awareness on the potential of renewable sources of energy and to support solar electrification of schools in developing countries. The “Dancing Solar Flowers” have become an iconic work of the commitment of the artist. They have toured around the world.
Alexandre Dang is a French visual artist. He lives and works currently in Brussels, Belgium. He comes originally from a scientific background. Alexandre Dang has developed his own artistic creation; he realizes works incorporating solar energy to enable them to move (« kinetic art »). He is part of an artistic movement called Solar Art or Solar Artwork, which incorporates solar energy in artworks. Alexandre Dang started his artistic work in 2004. He has been influenced by artists like Alexander Calder with his mobiles and stabiles and Jean Tinguely with his machines. He creates especially in situ installations with « Dancing Solar Flowers ».