‘Half the air in a given space’ (2011) by Martin Creed.
Workers respond to reports of a pair of mylar foil balloons tangled in power lines at Long Beach California.
Let’s hope those helium-filled rascals don’t short circuit the lines, blow up the transformer and kill power across the neighbourhood.
Spotted on York Street, Dublin 2.
(Thanks Oisin Fahy)
Why do we always hurt the ones we love?
The ‘floating’ illusion is created by suspending the bench from the ceiling by four anchors concealed by the balloon shapes. Which also light up.
For his second birthday, Bunk’s owners laid on a bit of a treat.
The impressive work of ‘water-balloon artist’, Edward Horsford from London, who spends most nights out in his back garden with a 1:40,000 high speed camera, popping water balloons with a pin. Hey. It’s a gig.
And yes, the first one does look as though it might have been filled with piss.