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“in orbit” floating installation by Tomás Saraceno

Design | September 18, 2013 |

Image courtesy of Studio Tomás Saraceno

“in orbit” floating installation by Tomás Saraceno

Artist and architect Tomás Saraceno created a massive layered installation that’s suspended more than 25 meters (approx. 82 feet) in the air of the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen museum in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Image courtesy of Studio Tomás Saraceno

in orbit” stretches across the piazza under the mammoth glass ceiling of the K21 Ständehaus with its three levels of steel wire netting. Situated on the three levels are six inflated spheres that range in size, with the largest being 27 feet in diameter.

Image courtesy of Studio Tomás Saraceno

Visitors to the museum can climb around the nets, if they dare, becoming a part of the surreal installation. If you’ve ever wanted to feel like you’re floating amongst the clouds, now’s your chance as the exhibition will be around until Autumn 2014 (estimated).

more. www.tomassaraceno.com | www.kunstsammlung.de

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