joy of a toy: balloon chamber variation.

1st August, 2007

<meta name="GENERATOR" content=" 2.0 (Linux)" /><meta name="AUTHOR" content="rouvelle" /><meta name="CREATED" content="20070725;21142100" /><meta name="CHANGEDBY" content="rouvelle" /><meta name="CHANGED" content="20070728;10334800" /><br /> <style type="text/css"> <!-- @page { size: 8.5in 11in; margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } --> </style> <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Susan Joyce, whose gallery, Fringe Exhibitions, is showing my <em>balloon chamber</em>, which i wrote about in the previous post, told me that the neighborhood kids, who treated the work like a ball pit at a family restaurant during the opening (look at the video #2 from the previous post for an example), have been playing another game lately. the game involves a group of kids entering the chamber and trying NOT to touch, or be touched, by any of the balloons. i love this idea.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">if you’ve ever spent some time helium filled mylar balloons you know that they tend to follow air currents and people tend to leave significant air-wakes so that the balloons tend to follow moving bodies – add to this that the chamber is well stocked with balloons that are being stirred by an array of oscillating fans and rising and falling onto a bunch of large, latex balloons and you have an event that i would really like to experience.</p> <p class="postmetadata alt"> <small> This entry was posted on Wednesday, August 1st, 2007 at 3:20 am and is filed under <a href="" rel="category">artworks</a>. 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