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A tribute to His Highness Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan al Nahyan, Father of the United Arab Emirates, a visionary leader who devoted his life to the creation of a better world.

The stylized Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is revealed second after second, stone after stone, around praying times of the day.

8 progressive and random illuminations, during 1 minute sequence each, in arbitrary order.

A major masterpiece from the artist, in terms of symbolic message, dimensions and complexity.

Limited Edition of 10 numeroted artworks.

 

 

Local praying times (Fajr, Dhuhr, Asr, Maghrib, Isha) and sunrise displayed in all 4 minarets of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Praying times and sunrise are recalculated every day according to current date and geographic position of the artwork.

Local time and date displayed below main central dome, in alternance with geographic position of the artwork.

Equation of Time display. One of the most important value to determine all praying times every day.

Current day of the year and current week successively displayed under right front domes, in alternance with Mekka direction.

 

Number of days, number of years elapsed since inauguration date of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, or since a personalized date successively displayed under left front domes.

Local t
ime, date and geographic position adjusted by onboard GPS receiver to provide absolute accuracy.


Manual settings available.


Neon bulbs and glass displays from russian technology, core electronics made with modern components.

Size: 1100mm (L), 950mm (H), 80mm (D)

Weight: 25.2 kg
/ 55.6 lbs





SHEIKH ZAYED GRAND MOSQUE ARTWORK






SHEIKH ZAYED GRAND MOSQUE ARTWORK CLOSE-UP




ONE PROGRESSIVE ILLUMINATION DURING 1 MINUTE





ISHA AND ASR PRAYING TIMES, 19:38 AND 15:35, INSIDE THE 2 LEFT MINARETS




MAGHRIB PRAYING TIME 18:08 AT THE BOTTOM OF LEFT MINARET




NUMBER OF DAYS / NUMBER OF YEARS ELAPSED SINCE INAUGURATION DATE OF SHEIKH ZAYED GRAND MOSQUE DECEMBER 20th, 2007,
OR SINCE A PERSONALIZED DATE
, BELOW THE 3 FRONT LEFT DOMES




ONE PROGRESSIVE ILLUMINATION DURING 1 MINUTE





LOCAL TIME 15:36:27 AND DATE OCTOBER 3rd, 2015, UNDER MAIN DOME OF SHEIKH ZAYED GRAND MOSQUE
IN ALTERNANCE WITH CURRENT LATITUDE, LONGITUDE AND ALTITUDE OF THE ARTWORK




+10.42: EQUATION OF TIME DISPLAY, REPRESENTING TIME DIFFERENCE BETWEEN APPARENT AND MEAN SOLAR TIMES.
ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT VALUE TO DETERMINE ALL PRAYING TIMES, ACCURATELY EVERY DAY




CURRENT DAY OF THE YEAR, IN ALTERNANCE WITH CURRENT WEEK OF THE YEAR
AND MEKKA DIRECTION, BELOW THE 3 FRONT RIGHT DOMES




RANDOM ILLUMINATION DURING 1 MINUTE




SUNRISE TIME 06:15 AT THE BOTTOM OF RIGHT MINARET




FAJR AND DHUHR PRAYING TIMES, 04:57 AND 12:11, INSIDE THE 2 RIGHT MINARETS




MOVING MOON CRESCENT


SHEIKH ZAYED GRAND MOSQUE BY NIGHT



Collections | Emirates | Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque | Burj-Al-Arab | Expo 2020 Dubaî | Palm Jumeirah


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