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inflatable architecture by penique productions
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feb 20, 2013
inflatable architecture by penique productions


inflatable architecture in sao paolo at MIS by penique productions
image © penique productions

 

 

penique productions is an international collective of artists with various creative backgrounds that collaborate to create temporary structures.
each project is characterized by volumes of color that completely occupy spaces erected by others, giving them a new identity –
one of the most recent set up in sao paolo at the MIS (museum of image and sound). the artists spread giant plastic sheets across the
interiors of ornate buildings, taping the sheets to the floors and walls, then turn on high-powered fans to blow the sheets outward.
this intervention acts as a simplification of the space that unifies the shapes and textures, manufacturing a new and unique atmosphere.
the balloons are made from regular patterns and adjusted to the specific characteristics of each location, squeezing vibrant swells of color
into the tight spaces. the concept aims to build a relationship between fullness and emptiness, triggering a dialogue with
the space it briefly inhabits.

 

 


the artists spread giant plastic sheets across the interiors of ornate buildings, taping the sheets to the floors and walls,
image © penique productions

 

 


high-powered fans to blow the sheets outward
image © penique productions

 

 


the balloons are made from regular patterns and adjusted to the specific characteristics of each location
image © penique productions

 

 


the concept aims to build a relationship between fullness and emptiness, triggering a dialogue with the space it briefly inhabits.
image © penique productions

 

 


this intervention acts as a simplification of the space that unifies the shapes and textures, manufacturing a new and unique atmosphere
image © penique productions

 

 


preparing the space to be filled with air
image © penique productions

 

 


the installation billowing from the MIS
image © penique productions

 

 


image © penique productions

 

 

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