The Founder’s Memorial to open to the public on 22nd April

The Founder’s Memorial to open to the public on 22nd April

The Founder’s Memorial, a permanent national tribute commemorating the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, will be open to the public on 22nd April. The monument’s star feature is the ‘Constellation’, a unique art installation featuring 1,327 geometric shapes suspended on more than 1,000 cables which offer a dynamic 3D portrait of Sheikh Zayed that can be experienced differently from multiple vantage points.

The monument will make visitors understand the life, legacy and values of UAE’s founding father which is exactly what the designer, Ralph Helmick, had in mind. One of the largest art installations of its kind, the Constellation, at night, shine like stars and is unique in its use of abstract portraiture on this scale.

 

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