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Solar Peace Sculpture Arrives In Copenhagen
Fred George's traveling model of a 50ft peace sign, the Solar Peace Sculpture, which includes oil barrels, solar panels, and an interactive media center. The media center features videos of projects worldwide which embrace peace and sustainability.
By: Solar Peace Sculpture
Fred George Worldwide, NEW YORK, NY, December 11, 2009
Fred George’s SOLAR PEACE SCULPTURE arrived in Copenhagen today. His 8.75-foot (2.6 meter) model is available for viewing at the green art hotel, Hotel FOX, located at Jarmers Plads 3, December 10-20, 2009. This is a traveling model of the original 50-foot (15.24 meter) version of his Solar Peace Sculpture, which includes oil barrels, solar panels, and an interactive media center. The media center features videos of projects worldwide which embrace peace and sustainability.
“Copenhagen is the perfect place for us to share the message of the Solar Peace Sculpture. Both art and peace have an incredible ability to transcend language. What a great opportunity to have a global conversation about preserving the environment and promoting alternative energy. We want people left with the vision of peace: peace with nature, peace within, peace worldwide.” -Fred George, Artist, Solar Peace Sculpture.
Fred George and his team intend to build several 50-foot (15.24 meter) tall versions of the Solar Peace Sculpture throughout the world. To participate in this historic project, currently there is a limited edition, 15-inch (38cm) model, of the Solar Peace Sculpture available for purchase in Copenhagen. Additional opportunities for donations and sponsorships are available.
Alongside the 8.75 foot (2.6 meter) sculpture, Paramount Pictures will present “An Inconvenient Truth” by Al Gore at the Hotel FOX at 5 and 7 p.m every day during COP 15. There will be art presentations at the Hotel FOX on Sunday, December 13th from 2-5pm and a speech by Fred George and drinks from 6-8pm. Located at Jarmers Plads 3, DK-1551 Copenhagen V, Denmark.
FRED GEORGE is available in Copenhagen for interviews December 10th-20th. He can be contacted at the Hotel FOX and is available via cell phone at +1 (917) 923-1827. Please contact Laura Martorella in Los Angeles +1 (323) 304-3201 or lauramartorella@
About Hotel FOX:
The environmentally conscious and CO2 neutral Hotel Fox has received the Green Key certificate for sustainable development. www.hotelfox.dk
About Fred George:
Fred George’s career as a photographer spans over thirty years. His works include such iconic images such as Ash Wednesday, depicting the aftermath of 9/11, featuring firefighters standing in front of the skeletal remains of the Twin Towers. This photograph was the signature image for the 9/11 exhibit at The New York Historical Society in New York City.
The artwork of Fred George has expanded to include multiple large-scale mediums which express his political and environmental views, including the Solar Peace Sculpture. www.fredgeorge.com
About the Solar Peace Sculpture:
The Solar Peace Sculpture symbolizes a new path, embracing alternative energy. Designed to be disassembled and transported, the sculpture can travel to countries around the world, carrying its message of peace and environmental awareness. www.solarpeacesculpture.com
For press information, donations or sponsor opportunities, please contact:
Laura Martorella, Solar Peace Sculpture, (323) 304-3201, lauramartorella@
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The Solar Peace Sculpture
The Solar Peace Sculpture is constructed of 80 oil barrels with solar energy panels attached to each barrel. It will stand 58 feet high and generate electricity daily. Designed to be disassembled and transported, the sculpture will be able to travel to countries around the world carrying its message of environmental awareness.