Balloon Typhon

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hackenwerth-1 hackenwerth-3 hackenwerth-4 hackenwerth-5Pisces: a massive 10,000-balloon sculpture of the monster Typhon from the Greek legend of Aphrodite and Eros by New York artist Jason Hackenwerth, recently unveiled at the Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Three unfortunate staff members spent six days inflating the huge somewhat-too-adorable-looking-to-represent-the-terrifying-mythological-Typhon-but-hey-just-look-at-it spiral.

More photos here.

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