20 foot dinosaur made from balloons by airigami
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apr 24, 2013
20 foot dinosaur made from balloons by airigami


airgami’s acrocanthosaurus installed in the lobby of the virginia museum of natural history
all photos courtesy of airigami

 

 

 

 

airigami (headed by larry moss) has completed a 20-foot long acrocanthosaurus–a dinosaur from the early cretaceous period.
this is not the first time the team has built one of the mammoth creatures from their signature medium of balloons,
but it is the first occasion in which they have produced and displayed one alongside a cast of an actual skeleton of a prehistoric reptile.
finished over the course of four days, the massive inflated beast is installed within the virgina museum of natural history (for as long as it will last).

 

the core team of marsh gallagher, TJ michael, phil cosmos and dee cosmos who realized the larger than life blow-up sculpture
were assisted by many helpers including elementary school students and museum staff.

 

 


the 20-foot length sculpture nearing completion

 

 


front view

 

 


this is the first time the airgami team has built a dinosaur next to the skeleton of an actual one

 

 


a view of the scale of the massive inflated work

 

 


general views

 

 


time lapse documenting the installation
video courtesy of larry moss

 

full article here

 

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