helium balloon suspended bridge by olivier grossetête helium balloon suspended bridge by olivier grossetête
nov 06, 2012

helium balloon suspended bridge by olivier grossetête

pont de singe by olivier grossetête image © wilf

 

 

french installation artist olivier grossetête‘s work ‘pont de singe’ conjures ideas of dreamlike surrealism – a featherweight bridge suspended by three helium-filled balloons, steadily held aloft a lake in tatton’s japanese garden in the UK. grossetête’s artwork toys with the disciplines of design and engineering, with this particular piece an extension of his earlier 2007 work ‘pont suspendu’ – an installation along a similar vein of three large balloons supporting a bridge-like structure, hovering over château ferry lacombe in tret, france. the work evokes a sense of abstract delicacy, transferring fanciful imagery usually reserved for daydreaming to reality.  

 

 

image © duncan hull

 

 

image © duncan hull

 

 

‘pont suspendu’, 2007 château ferry lacombe in tret, france

 

 

  • Creative ! and Scary!

    olal says:
  • Nice

    Rem says:
  • Dreams do come true!

    Freya says:
  • It would be much cooler if you could actually walk on the bridge.

    A says:
  • there\’s really very little helium left in the world. just sayin…

    nicey says:
  • idea wise good…execution a bit lacking

    vin kintyre says:
  • this is stupid! Not very interesting or creative.

    trimtab21 says:

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