Download list
Locations / Sites
Contacts
Login
Back to News

Air Works – art for a day

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions is locating its international Innovation Headquarters in Linz (Austria). In the city, the company has now also initiated a sculpture project, comprised of inflatables or “Air Works”. These massive sculptures can be seen from some distance and are largely comprised by air. They assume their shape from pliable plastic materials.

Under the supervision of the jury chairman, Prof. Edelbert Köb, the director of the Vienna Museum of Modern Art (MUMOK), 17 leading Austrian artists and students from the Linz University of Art & Industrial Design, have created gigantic inflatables on the topic of “Shaping the Future with Plastics”, which also constitutes the mission statement of the Borealis Group.

The artworks will be presented on May 16 at 5.30 p.m. during an opening ceremony and will go on display in the Linz “Donaupark” on Sunday, May 17, 2009 to coincide with the OMV Linz Marathon. 

“With these works, the artists have not only created an eye-catching art project from air and plastic, but have also helped the city of Linz to take a further step from being a steel city to becoming a cultural metropolis”,  says Dr. Gerhard Roiss, chairman of the Borealis supervisory board.

END

For further information please contact:

Kerstin Meckler, Head of Communications
Tel. +43 1 22 400 389
kerstin.meckler@borealisgroup.com 

Downloads
Air Works Art For A Day English, German
Media Contact
Virginia Wieser
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, Brand & Reputation

Latest News

News – 09/09/2021

Renewably-sourced feedstock being tested at Borealis cracker in Stenungsund, Sweden

Read more

Media Release – 08/09/2021

Borealis signs wind farm power purchase agreement with Axpo, continuing to significantly boost share of renewable energy used in its Belgian operations

Read more

Media Release – 07/09/2021

Uponor Infra and Borealis collaborate to create a gravity plastic pipe with up to 70 % CO2 reduction

Read more

Media Release – 03/08/2021

Leo Alders appointed acting CEO of Borealis fertilizers, melamine and technical nitrogen business

Read more

News – 16/06/2021

Borealis supports Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) in improving access to safe drinking water to the communities in Beira, Mozambique

Read more

Media Release – 16/06/2021

Borealis and Renasci reach an exclusive agreement enabling Borealis to offer commercial volumes of chemically recycled base chemicals and polyolefins since May 2021

Read more

Media Release – 15/06/2021

New photovoltaic rooftop array to provide power to Borealis location in Monza, Italy

Read more

Media Release – 08/06/2021

Borealis Commits to Major Expansion of Project STOP in Indonesia

Read more

Media Release – 07/06/2021

Greiner Packaging produces first cup prototypes made of Bornewables™ – a portfolio of premium polyolefins designed for circularity by Borealis

Read more