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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

 

 

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