Circular Surface Planar Displacement Drawing (1970) MICHAEL HEIZER
Heizer is interested in the transformation of the earth’s surface through human action.
the artist drove a motorcycle in circles in Jean Dry Lake, Nevada, to create this drawing
the photos in the last image (above) document the process from a different point of view— the photographer and camera were mounted on a scaffold that was moved sixteen feet for each for each new shot in the array
The enormous Phra Dhammakaya Temple on the outskirts of Bangkok is renowned throughout Thailand for its mass ceremonies. From monk ordinations to celebrating Buddhist holy days the temple holds vast ceremonies involving tens, sometimes hundreds, of thousands of participants. With centres all over the world and a live to air television network to view such events it is one of the most influencial and powerful Buddhist movements in the world.