'level tunnel' installation by hussein chalayan
'level tunnel' installation by hussein chalayan 'level tunnel' installation by hussein chalayan
may 11, 2008

'level tunnel' installation by hussein chalayan

fashion design hussein chalayan has teamed up with level vodka to produce a new installation which will begin a world tour beginning this month in mexico city. ‘the level tunnel’ is a 15m long, 5m high installation that can be experienced from the exterior or blindfolded on the inside. chalayan has developed an experience of the senses, working with a number of different materials as well as playing with scent, touch and sound. the viewing is blindfolded and led into the installation, where they are confronted with sound created by a flute made from a vodka bottle. further on, a breeze carries the scent of lemon and cedar as the visitors moves along the leather coated railings. a heart monitor is fitted onto the visitor and a display on the outside projects their heartbeat to external viewers. after mexico city the installation will move to athens and paris.


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